Michael John Avenatti is an American attorney. His firm has represented various celebrity defendants and has filed suits against Fortune 100 companies. He has appeared on broadcast television as well as in print as a legal commentator and as a representative for prominent clients. He is also a race car driver, having participated in races in the United States and Europe.
Michael Avenatti shot to fame from obscurity two years ago by taking to the airwaves as an outspoken, self-described nemesis of Donald Trump while representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. judge on Wednesday said federal prosecutors may not try to show that Michael Avenatti's heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc, giving a victory to the celebrity lawyer as he prepares.. Reuters - Published
Michael Avenatti was an outspoken, self-described nemesis of President Donald Trump while representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Now, Reuters reports the 48-year-old celebrity lawyer faces an..
Federal prosecutors won't be allowed to try to show that Michael Avenatti’s heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc. US District Judge Paul Gardephe's ruling in Manhattan on Wednesday gave a..
Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..
A US judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s request to delay his upcoming criminal trial in Manhattan. Scheduled for January 21st, 2020, the trial concerns whether the celebrity lawyer tried to..
More bad news for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. A U.S. judge rejected his bid to dismiss a criminal charge that he defrauded a client. The client said he knew about improper payments that Nike..
According to Business Insider, Michael Avenatti is facing more legal woes. Prosecutors say Avenatti was over $15 million in debt when he tried to extort up to $25 million from Nike. Avenatti's lawyers..
Reuters reports Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. He's been indicted for trying to extort as much as $25 million from Nike Inc, Avenatti allegedly threatened to go public with claims the..
Michael Avenatti is living in a jail cell that reportedly once housed convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, making it impossible for the celebrity lawyer to prepare for his upcoming.. Reuters - Published
A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors, triggering a delay in a.. Reuters - Published
A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after he was accused of fraudulently hiding $1 million from creditors, threatening a separate trial of the celebrity lawyer and critic of.. Reuters - Published
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's arrest on allegations he engaged in fraud and money laundering by hiding $1 million from creditors while on bail threatens the upcoming trial of the critic of U.S... Reuters - Published
Michael Avenatti's criminal trial for trying to extort Nike Inc may be delayed following the celebrity lawyer's unexpected arrest late on Tuesday in California for allegedly violating his bail.. Reuters - Published
Court filings did not provide specifics but the documents were tied to a case in California in which Mr. Avenatti is accused of stealing money from clients and lying about his business. NYTimes.com - Published
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a "vindictive".. Reuters - Published
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on Tuesday on accusations that he violated the terms of his release from custody while awaiting trial on charges that he sought to extort millions of.. Reuters - Published
U.S. prosecutors on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's claim that they overwhelmed him with large amounts of material for the Jan. 21 trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc ,.. Reuters - Published
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti wants a U.S. judge to exclude large amounts of material that federal prosecutors produced recently for his trial accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc, or else to.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss a criminal charge that he defrauded a client who he said knew about improper payments that Nike allegedly made to.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc by threatening to reveal its.. Reuters - Published
Michael Avenatti does not want U.S. prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits, including an inability to pay child support, gave the celebrity.. Reuters - Published
Nike Inc asked a judge to block Michael Avenatti from having five of its sports marketing officials testify at his upcoming criminal trial, calling their testimony irrelevant to whether the California.. Reuters - Published
California attorney Michael Avenatti, known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump, was more than $15 million in debt when he allegedly tried to.. Reuters - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Kellyanne Conway, Michael Avenatti and Michael Hayden. Plus, British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch discusses whether President Trump.. CBS News - Published
Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who became nationally known as an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump before his arrest earlier this year, will stand trial in April on charges that he stole from.. Reuters - Published
Michael Avenatti says he's highly confident he will be vindicated on charges he cheated porn star Stormy Daniels out of $300,000 that was owed to her through a Manhattan-based book deal. Avenatti made.. USATODAY.com - Published
Michael Avenatti on Tuesday withdrew his request to subpoena Nike Inc in connection with the federal criminal case accusing the embattled lawyer of extortion, after the company said prosecutors already.. Reuters - Published
U.S. prosecutors urged a Manhattan federal judge to reject Michael Avenatti's request to subpoena Nike Inc, calling it a "fishing expedition" unrelated to a criminal case accusing the embattled lawyer.. Reuters - Published
An insurance unit of Starr International Company Inc on Friday sued Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer known for his battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, to rescind coverage of an airplane.. Reuters - Published
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday said he did nothing "wrongful" in dealing with Nike Inc, and asked a federal judge to dismiss the criminal extortion.. Reuters - Published
Lawyer Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , saying he was targeted in a "vindictive and selective prosecution" because of his feud.. Reuters - Published