Paula Deen Drops Attys In Race Bias Suit, Taps Morgan Lewis

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Celebrity chef Paula Deen has ditched her former legal team in a harassment dispute with a former employee, in which she admitted in a deposition to having used racially offensive language, according to a filing Thursday in Georgia federal court.

Deen, her brother and Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House Inc. — a restaurant co-owned by the celebrity chef and her brother — have tapped a group of lawyers from Morgan Lewis and Bockius LLP and Weiner Shearouse Weitz Greenberg & Shawe LLP to serve as...
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