Phoenix Rising FC’s Acquisition of FC Tucson


Ballard Spahr advised Phoenix Rising FC, a professional soccer team, on the acquisition of FC Tucson, a minor league soccer team.

Founded in 2014 as Arizona United Soccer Club, Phoenix Rising FC is a team in the United Soccer League. FC Tucson was established in 2010 and, in the six years it has been playing in the Premier Development League, has established itself as a minor league powerhouse. Effective immediately, Phoenix Rising FC will run FC Tucson as an affiliate.

Ballard Spahr advised Phoenix Rising FC with a team including Travis J. Leach (Picture), Saba Ashraf and Chloe J. Steadman.

Involved fees earner: Travis Leach – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Chloe Steadman – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Saba Ashraf – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP;

Law Firms: Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP;

Clients: Phoenix Rising Football Club;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti