Public Figure Profiles

Michael Avenatti

Michael John Avenatti is an American former attorney and convicted felon, best known for his representation of adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against then U.S. president Donald Trump, and for his attempted extortion of sports apparel company Nike that led to his conviction of several felonies. His firm had represented celebrity defendants and has filed suits against Fortune 500 companies. Avenatti has appeared extensively on television and in print as a legal and political commentator, and as a representative for prominent clients.Before Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed, Avenatti introduced a written declaration in September 2018 accusing Kavanaugh of spiking drinks at parties for the purpose of allowing girls to be gang-raped when he was in high school. The accuser, Julie Swetnick, later repudiated the declaration in an interview with NBC News, claiming Avenatti had misrepresented her allegations. Chuck Grassley referred Avenatti and Swetnick to the Department of Justice for criminal investigation.On several occasions, beginning in March 2019, Avenatti was indicted in California and New York on federal counts including tax evasion, extortion, fraud, and embezzlement. He has been ineligible to practice law in California since May 4, 2020. On February 14, 2020, Avenatti was convicted of all charges against him in the New York court. Avenatti was held in New York's Metropolitan Correctional Center while he awaited sentencing for his extortion conviction in the New York case. He faced potentially more than 40 years in prison. Amid healthcare concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, Avenatti was temporarily released from prison in April 2020 under orders to return within 90 days, and placed under house arrest at a friend's house in California. On July 8, 2021, he was sentenced to 30 months in prison.The second of four federal criminal trials involving Avenatti began on July 21, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. During this proceeding, Avenatti announced that he would be defending himself. He was found guilty of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.On June 2, 2022, he was sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding Daniels. He is currently in the low-security Federal Correctional Institution, Terminal Island, near Long Beach, California with the registration number of 86483-054.

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Some of their strengths

Michael Avenatti has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Imaginative, Practical, Altruistic, Analytical, Innovative, Optimistic, and Intense.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Michael Avenatti is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who is known for being fun and creative.

Adventurous and Free

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Michael Avenatti well know them as someone who can be talented, wayward and free, like a big river or the ocean.

Methodical and Exacting

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Michael Avenatti as someone who is careful, methodical, and a perfectionist.

A person who forms successful business partnerships, who appreciates the variety the world has to offer, who takes a frugal approach to life and tends to be a workaholic, and who engages in things that let them express their opinion.

Wise and Deep

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Michael Avenatti is someone who tends to have an internal innate wisdom, and who people tend to see as an "old soul".

They are also someone who is balanced, organized, and in-charge, and who loves traveling, working hard, and figuring out the patterns of things.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Michael Avenatti tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Michael Avenatti's challenges

While Michael Avenatti has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Michael Avenatti can be Rebellious, Sensitive, Emotional, Emotionally Distant, Complicated, Brusque, and Hesitant.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Michael Avenatti's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Michael Avenatti must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Sensitive and Critical

Michael Avenatti is someone who can be insecure, critical, and pessimistic, who can have difficulty relaxing, can be possessive and jealous, and who can have difficulty listening to others' opinions and perspectives and make hasty decisions.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Michael Avenatti also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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