Mayer Brown Evens Playing Field For Girls' Softball Team

By Lisa Ryan (May 1, 2015, 5:29 PM EDT) -- A girls' softball league in California got equal access to fields owned by the federal government that had previously been designated for boys' baseball teams, thanks to the efforts of the pro bono team at Mayer Brown LLP.

Elizabeth Mann and Andrew T. Kugler, partners at the firm, scored a victory for more than 200 girls, aged 6-14, and their parents on behalf of the Encino-Sherman Oaks softball league in a fight for equal access to softball fields. They represented the league in a suit against the government, the fields' leaseholder and the local boys' league, claiming the fields had been...

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