Skip to content

Phaedra Parks reportedly handling divorce for former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

Kasim Reed, former mayor of the city of Atlanta. (Photos credit: Robin Lori for Steed Media Group)

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” alum Phaedra Parks is providing legal representation for Kasim Reed, Atlanta’s former mayor, in his divorce proceedings from his estranged wife, Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed.

According to information obtained by, Parks, a veteran attorney, will represent the former mayor, who is the predecessor of Atlanta’s 60th and current mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms.

The publication states that Reed’s soon-to-be ex-wife also has procured powerhouse legal backing in the form of Atlanta attorney Randy Kessler.

Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed reportedly filed for divorce in September from the popular mayor after five years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. Bossip states that she is requesting primary custody of the couple’s 5-year-old daughter, Maria, while equally dividing the family’s assets.

Parks, who is divorced from fellow reality star Apollo Nida, was a cast member on the “Real Housewives of Atlanta from 2010 to 2018.