Sepp Blatter appoints US firm over FIFA corruption scandal

McGuireWoods and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel have both won roles representing FIFA executives

US firms McGuireWoods and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel have been mandated to act for FIFA president Sepp Blatter and FIFA’s secretary general respectively as the body faces an ongoing corruption investigation.

Blatter (pictured) has hired McGuireWoods chairman Richard Cullen to represent him in the corruption probe that so far has seen nine current and former FIFA officials indicted by the US authorities.

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