- CBS has hired two law firms to investigate the sexual misconduct allegations against its CEO, Leslie Moonves.
- Six women alleged that Moonves had accosted them sexually without their consent, according to a New Yorker article published last week.
- Covington & Burling and Debevoise & Plimpton, two top-flight legal entities, will handle the matter and “conduct a full investigation of the allegations,” according to CBS’s board of directors.
Two different law firms will investigate allegations of sexual harassment levied against CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, the company’s board of directors said Wednesday evening, part of a process that will likely determine the fate of the well-known Hollywood executive.
Covington & Burling and Debevoise & Plimpton, two top-flight legal entities, will handle the matter and “conduct a full investigation of the allegations in recent press reports about Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, CBS News and cultural issues at all levels of CBS,” the board said in its statement.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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