Cozen O’Connor Advises Philadelphia Union in a Multi-Year Partnership Agreement With Penn Medicine

Friday, March 1, 2024

Philadelphia, March 1, 2024 — Cozen O’Connor advised the Philadelphia Union, a professional soccer club that competes in Major League Soccer, in a multi-year partnership with Penn Medicine, a leading academic medical center.

Under the partnership, Penn Medicine will provide the team’s doctors, as well as serve as the Official Health Care Provider and Hospital System of the Philadelphia Union, Union II, Union Academy, and the WSFS Bank Sportsplex.

As part of the partnership, the Union will collaborate with Penn Medicine on several initiatives to support the community of Chester, including a Community Refrigerator program to help battle food insecurity.

Dave Franklin, a member of the firm’s Sports Law Industry practice, and Hayes Hunt, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Sports Law Industry team, represented the Union in the agreement.

Cozen O’Connor’s full-service Sports Law Industry team advises professional and amateur teams and organizations, team owners and executives, professional leagues and other governing bodies, major and minor league franchises, professional and amateur athletes, agents and agencies, venues and arena management companies, corporate sponsors, sporting equipment manufacturers, and sports media content and technology providers.

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Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has over 850 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor serves its clients’ needs through 32 offices across two continents.

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