New York Times: “…the city’s most prominent crisis-management firm…”

LOS ANGELES — – When the ceremonial first salvo had been tossed in McCourt v. McCourt, the principals in the divorce case, the Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his erstwhile business partner Jamie McCourt, had at least put to rest a question that had dogged them since they bought the team nearly six years ago.

Are they in it to win it?

In what is shaping up as the most riveting contact sport that will take place in Los Angeles this winter, the McCourts wasted little time — or, it seems, expense — in assembling all-star lineups for a divorce trial whose outcome could force the sale of the team.

Advising Jamie McCourt is Bert Fields, the entertainment lawyer who has represented, among others, Michael Jackson and the Beatles. Her lead counsel is Dennis Wasser, who has pleaded the divorce cases of Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood and Jennifer Lopez. Also in her corner is Sitrick & Company, the city’s most prominent crisis-management firm.

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