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Ballard Spahr

Law360 (March 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- When the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team sought to capitalize on perhaps the biggest victory in the history of women’s sports after the FIFA World Cup in 1999, it turned to Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll LLP.

After the victory, Ballard Spahr's employment group negotiated a historic contract with the United States Soccer Federation which allowed the players to earn pay equal to that of their male counterparts.

"Over the course of five years, the wages of the players increased dramatically. Players went from struggling financially...
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