The lawyer who has been the public face of Bill Cosby’s defense, making frequent media appearances on behalf of the embattled comedian, is no longer a part of his legal team. In an exclusive report, Deadline.com cites court filings saying Monique Pressley, who was with Cosby for a little more than a year, is no longer representing him.
The move comes a little more than two months after Cosby parted ways with Christopher Tayback, who had been his main attorney, the report notes.
“The shakeup in the actor’s defense now sees Angela Agrusa, head of litigation at LA and New York firm Liner LLP, and Pennsylvania-based Brian McMonagle fronting Cosby’s efforts to avoid a potential decade behind bars on three felony charges of second-degree aggravated indecent assault,” Deadline reports. “Dropped on Cosby late last year, those charges are in addition to several civil cases nationwide that the actor is fighting.”
Here’s a clip from late last year in which Pressley talks about charges against Cosby on “CBS This Morning” …