I think he was the lawyer for Joe Francis of Girls Gone Wild. I do remember that Lea was good friends with him.
From Wikipedia about part of his criminal past.
In January 2011, Francis brought a group of three women to his home, leading to five charges: three misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment, one of assault causing great bodily injury, and one of dissuading a witness. On May 6, 2013, Francis was convicted on all five charges. He faced a maximum of five years in prison and/or $13,000 in fines. On May 22, Francis did an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, calling the