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Michael Avenatti

  1. the law
    Disgraced Lawyer Michael Avenatti Found Guilty in Nike Extortion TrialThe onetime legal celebrity and Trump adversary now faces a maximum of 20 years in prison — and more trials for other crimes.
  2. crime
    Michael Avenatti’s Lonely FallThe disgraced lawyer wanted to be a legal celebrity. Now he’s not even the most famous defendant on the block.
  3. grift
    Michael Avenatti Indicted for Identity Theft, Defrauding Stormy DanielsAlready facing almost 40 charges from a March indictment, the lawyer was hit with a few more for good measure by a Manhattan grand jury on Wednesday.
  4. crime
    Michael Avenatti’s Spectacular Fall Continues With New 36-Count IndictmentStormy Daniels’s former lawyer hid money from a client with disabilities and owes millions in payroll taxes, according to a federal grand jury.
  5. michael avenatti
    Michael Avenatti Is Even More Trumpian Than Previously ThoughtIt’s not just the personality. Avenatti also has a long history of dubious financial behavior.
  6. vision 2020
    Why the Story of Michael Avenatti Is a Lesson for Democrats in 2020Post-arrest, prosecutors will attempt to cast Avenatti as a grifter. But the real reason for his untrustworthiness was affirmed months ago.
  7. michael avenatti
    The 12 Wildest Details From the Criminal Complaints Against Michael AvenattiThe firebrand lawyer gave some charming quotes during his alleged attempts to blackmail Nike and hide money from the IRS.
  8. basta!
    Michael Avenatti Flew Too Close to the Sun, Now Faces Federal ChargesThis modern-day Icarus once took on Trump and toyed with a 2020 presidential run. Today he was charged with extortion, bank fraud, and wire fraud.
  9. stormy daniels
    Michael Avenatti Is No Longer Representing Stormy DanielsThe adult-film actress announced that Avenatti would no longer represent her, though the media magnet said he “terminated the relationship.”
  10. lawsuits
    Stormy Daniels Now Has to Pay Trump Almost $300,000 in Legal FeesA week and a half after she said she didn’t want her lawyer to file the suit in the first place.
  11. the national interest
    Michael Avenatti’s Campaign Failed Because Democrats Don’t Want Their Own TrumpTrump didn’t prove that unqualified television personalities can win the presidency, only that Republican ones can.
  12. legal trouble
    Stormy Daniels Is Getting Really Fed Up With Her LawyerShe has accused Michael Avenatti of suing Trump against her wishes, among other things.
  13. statements
    Stormy Daniels Says She Will Reserve Judgment on Michael AvenattiIn a statement provided to New York, Daniels said the allegations against Avenatti are “very troubling” — but “only allegations.”
  14. 2020 election
    It’s Time for Michael Avenatti to Go AwayYeah, he’s made his point, Democrats need to toughen up. But they aren’t and shouldn’t be clueless enough to nominate him for president.
  15. the kavanaugh hearings
    Michael Avenatti Implicates Kavanaugh in Pattern of Teenage Sexual AssaultThe attorney says he has evidence that Kavanaugh participated in “multiple” high school “gang rapes.”
  16. 2020 elections
    The Case for Michael Avenatti 2020The celebrity lawyer’s stunt candidacy just might teach Democrats that they can’t make progress without breaking a few norms.
  17. scandals
    Trump Admits Stormy Daniels Hush Agreement Wasn’t Valid, Seeks to End LawsuitMichael Avenatti, Daniels’s attorney, accused Trump of “pulling a legal stunt” in an attempt to avoid giving a deposition in the case.
  18. 2020 presidential election
    Is Chaotic 2020 the Right Time for Democrats to Neuter Superdelegates?It makes sense to let voters rather than superdelegates control presidential nominations. But 2020 could be the exception that proves the rule.
  19. the law
    Why Michael Cohen and Michael Avenatti Both Had a Bad Day in CourtOne got beaten down by a federal judge for being a grandstander. The other seems more and more likely to face prosecution.
  20. Michael Avenatti’s Law Firm Hit With $10 Million JudgmentLooks like Stormy Daniels’s lawyer has some legal troubles of his own.
  21. scandals
    Reports on Other ‘Suspicious’ Michael Cohen Transactions Have Gone MissingTwo bank reports about $3 million of shady Cohen transactions are missing from Treasury’s database. That’s why a leaker released the third report.
  22. the national circus
    Following the Money in Trumpland Leads Ugly PlacesMichael Avenatti is doing what Woodward and Bernstein did — and revealing unvarnished bribery and collusion.
  23. Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer Claims Russian Oligarch Reimbursed Michael CohenHe suggested that the money could have been related to Cohen’s Stormy Daniels payoff.