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Paula Deen Dumps Legal Team

Paula Deen Dumps Legal Team
Posted July 12th, 2013 @ 10:19am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– First she ditched her agent, now Paula Deen is swapping out her legal team in the latest fallout from her n-word scandal, the AP reports. Her new lead counsel is Grace Speights, an attorney with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington, who specializes in employment discrimination defense. (The n-word admission came out ofa lawsuit from a former manager of a restaurant Deen co-owns with her brother, who says she was sexually harassed and also claims racial slurs were commonplace at the restaurant.)

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