ABC comes out swinging in Nicollette Sheridan assault case against 'Desperate' boss

nicollette-marc-cherry-abc-lawyers-up.jpgAfter months of silence and rumors of a settlement, ABC has begun fighting back against former "Desperate Housewives" star Nicollette Sheridan's lawsuit against former boss Marc Cherry.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has hired on high-profile employee litigation specialist, Adam Levin. Levin is best known for successfully defending Warner Bros. Television against a harassment suit from a former "Friends" writer's assistant.