Bill Cosby is looking for a new lead defense lawyer: Brian McMonagle has quit the team as Cosby prepares for a second trial on sexual-assault charges.
Cosby publicist Andrew Wyatt confirmed McMonagle, a noted Philadelphia criminal defense attorney, is out. McMonagle did not return an email seeking comment from USA TODAY.
The news comes six weeks after Cosby’s first trial on charges of aggravated indecent sexual assault ended in a hung jury and mistrial on June 17 in Norristown, Pa., in suburban Philadelphia.
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