The embattled chief legal officer of U.S. Soccer Federation Inc. has resigned amid outcry over a court filing that asserted players on the U.S. Women’s National Team were less skilled than male players.  

Lydia Wahlke was suspended in March and quit her job Thursday, but has agreed to act as an ad hoc consultant for the organization until Sept. 15, according to a statement from the Chicago-based federation. 

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