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MVP: Morgan Lewis’ Grace Speights, Law360

October 22, 2020

Morgan Lewis partner Grace Speights was recognized by Law360 among the 2020 MVPs. Grace, leader of the firm’s global labor and employment practice, was selected for her work leading the team that won the jury verdict in the landmark case for Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) against former host Tavis Smiley. When Smiley brought claims against PBS for breach of contract, Grace and the team argued that Smiley violated the “morals clause” in his contract, and the jury awarded PBS $1.5 million in damages.

Grace has also been counseling employers on how to respond to calls for racial equality in their companies amid renewed attention on racial justice.

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