Akin Gump Atty Appointed To Oversee LA Dodgers

Law360, New York (April 25, 2011, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball appointed Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Tom Schieffer on Monday to oversee operations at the Los Angeles Dodgers over concerns of financial mismanagement by the club’s owner, Frank H. McCourt.

Schieffer — senior counsel at Akin Gump — is no stranger to the national pastime, having been president of the Texas Rangers from 1991-1999 before serving as a diplomat under President George W. Bush, according to a statement from MLB Commissioner Bud Selig.

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