Good Morning
Good Morning

Paula Deen switches legal team

Paula Deen is replacing her lead legal team, the firm of Oliver Maner, weeks after admitting she used racial slurs in the past, a revelation that prompted several of her lucrative business deals to collapse, The Associated Press reports. A rep for the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius law firm said that Washington-based attorney Grace Speights has been retained as lead counsel for Paula Deen Enterprises Inc., and other defendants in an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by Lisa Jackson. Jackson worked as a manager at Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House, which Deen co-owns with her brother, Bubba Hiers.

More Entertainment