SAN DIEGO (AP) — An attorney for a woman suing San Diego's embattled mayor for sexual harassment says the two sides are in settlement talks.
Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents Mayor Bob Filner's former communications director, said Monday that a retired federal judge is mediating negotiations.
Allred says the talks are ongoing and she can't comment further. It isn't known if Filner is present.
Filner faces a recall effort prompted by a cascade of sexual harassment allegations that led to calls by the City Council to resign.
Filner has been out of the public's eye for the past two weeks while undergoing therapy. He was spotted Monday entering an office building followed by Allred.