U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Suffers Significant Loss Prior to Court Date
On 9 March 2020, both the USSF and the WNT filed oppositions to the other side’s motion for summary judgment as part of the WNT’s gender discrimination lawsuit initiated last year. Although these submissions were supposed to be uneventful formalities, the USSF’s filing created an unwanted firestorm, with many getting burned in the aftermath.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, the USSF’s outside counsel for the case, highlighted in the USSF’s opposition submission the inapplicability and shortcomings of the WNT’s summary judgment arguments and continued to reemphasize many of the arguments it made back in February 2020. Unfortunately, one of its...
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