Michael Avenatti Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Sacramento, California, USA
Birth NameMichael John Avenatti
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Well known American trial lawyer specializing in high profile cases and disputes throughout the United States. Routinely featured in the media. Responsible for securing over $1 Billion in verdicts and settlements as lead counsel, including an April 2017 $454 Million verdict after a jury trial in Federal Court in Los Angeles in a fraud case against Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) and Halyard Health (NYSE: HYH) that was featured on 60 Minutes; a $80.5 million class action settlement against Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) in another case featured on 60 Minutes and in the international press (settlement reached in the middle of trial); a $39 million settlement in a case involving the alleged theft of trade secrets; and a $13 million plus verdict after a six week jury trial in Palm Beach, Florida. In 2015, prevailed against the National Football League in a two week jury trial in Federal District Court in Dallas, Texas after obtaining a court order requiring Jerry Jones to attend trial and be cross-examined.

Following undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, and while in law school at George Washington University, he served as a public relations consultant and strategist to litigants and political candidates on a national level. After graduating from GW, the law school established the Michael J. Avenatti Award for Excellence in Pre-Trial and Trial Advocacy, an annual award given to the member of the graduating Juris Doctor class who demonstrates excellence in pre-trial and trial advocacy. Has received numerous honors and awards, including being voted as the top trial lawyer of the year.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Michael Avenatti

Personal Quotes (1)

In my experience, bullies have one speed and one speed only. They don't just bully one person, they bully many people.

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