Desiree Peterkin Bell was one of the former mayor's closest advisors.
Desiree Peterkin Bell is seeking damages in excess of $150,000.
The former city representative says she'll sue the City Controller for defamation over his press conference claims.
Alan Butkovitz says former Mayor Michael Nutter's communications director misspent funds. She claims she had oversight.
Nearly two months after the end of the Nutter administration, its employees have flocked to jobs in higher education, law consulting and politics.