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Avenatti’s Old Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment

Edvard Pettersson, Erik Larson
Avenatti’s Old Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment

The law firm founded over a decade ago by the attorney taking on Donald Trump and his longtime fixer Michael Cohen on behalf of an adult film star got socked with a $10 million judgment in an unrelated dispute with a former law colleague. A federal bankruptcy judge in Santa Ana, California, granted a motion for judgment Tuesday against Michael Avenatti’s former law firm, Eagan Avenatti LLP. The California lawyer has been making headlines for the past two months representing Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, in a bid to void a $130,000 hush agreement with Trump.