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Jury Convicts Avenatti In Nike Extortion Case

Feb 15, 2020 - The New York Times

The lawyer, who represented Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Trump, was found guilty of charges including attempted extortion and honest services fraud.

Michael Avenatti, the brash lawyer best known for representing the pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against President Trump, was convicted on Friday of trying to extort more than $20 million from the apparel giant Nike.

After three days of deliberations in the case, brought by the U.S. Attorney'...