Lawyers for Mr. Cosby, now in prison for sexual assault, had asked the trial judge to overturn the jury’s verdict based on a number of grounds.
Mr. Cosby, convicted of sexual assault this year, has hired an unusual number of lawyers to defend him in his criminal case.
The men are fixtures on cable news — Mr. Avenatti, the lawyer for a pornographic actress suing the president, as Mr. Trump’s antagonist, and Mr. Scaramucci as the president’s supporter.
Kristen Gibbons Feden talks about her fiery closing argument and the moment she accused Mr. Cosby of laughing. “I’m thinking, ‘Are you kidding me?’” she said.
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Drew Findling, a criminal defense lawyer in the hip-hop capital, has become an advocate and father figure for rappers like Offset, of Migos, and Gucci Mane.
At the retrial of his sexual assault case, Mr. Cosby will be represented by a lawyer who helped Mr. Jackson win acquittal in 2005, a spokesman said.
Brian J. McMonagle hopes to withdraw as the lead lawyer for Bill Cosby, and his replacement would have roughly two months to prepare for the retrial.
The entertainment lawyer Nina L. Shaw is adept at striking deals for those whose mission it is to be both artist and advocate.