The University of Florida’s top legal Gator has spent the last few months wrestling a prominent Gainesville attorney in a match that includes scathing employee reviews, administrative leave and even hints of criminal wrongdoing.

The battle between Huntley Johnson—arguably best known for his successful defense of UF athletes charged with disciplinary violations—and UF vice president, general counsel and university secretary Jamie Keith culminated last month when Johnson submitted a statement to the school’s board of trustees saying that an investigation into Keith’s competence and ethics is needed and “respectfully suggest[ing] that she is not the right person to be the general counsel of the University of Florida.”

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