A Fearless Advocate for Justice and Equality
Gloria Allred is the most famous woman attorney practicing law in the nation today. She is a tireless and successful advocate for victims whose rights have been violated. Her high-profile legal battles have led to many landmark precedent-setting court decisions and hundreds of millions of dollars for her clients.
When a high-profile legal case hits the airwaves, we have become accustomed to seeing Gloria Allred in some key role as attorney or commentator. But this nationally recognized advocate has built her pioneering career on much more than O.J. Simpson and Amber Frey. As a tireless crusader against discrimination in all areas of our lives, Allred’s legal reach has been wide and long. For the past four decades, she has played an integral role in combating injustices and winning new rights, especially for women and minorities.
Fearless lawyer, feminist, activist, television and radio commentator, warrior, advocate, and winner
Fearless lawyer, feminist, activist, television and radio commentator, warrior, advocate, and winner – Gloria Allred is all of these things and more. Voted by her peers as one of the best lawyers in America and described by Time magazine as “one of the nation’s most effective advocates of family rights and feminist causes,” Allred has devoted her career to fighting for civil rights across boundaries of gender, race, age, sexual orientation, and social class.
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06.30.22 Daily Mail - Disgraced R&B star R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex trafficking and abusing young girls as the judge told him that he taught his victims that 'love is enslavement and violence,' and 'the public needs to be protected.' Gloria Allred, who is representing the three women who testified against R Kelly, told reporters on Wednesday that 'no one can undo the harm that has been done to these victims.'
06.29.22 Yahoo News - For more than two decades, chart-topping R&B singer R. Kelly had faced allegations of sexual abuse. The accounts went back to the start of his career in the 1990s, with many centering on the predatory pursuit of teenage girls. In September 2021, he was found guilty of eight counts of sex trafficking and one of racketeering in a New York court, and now faces a lengthy jail sentence. Gloria Allred, a lawyer who represented several victims, told reporters: "I've been practicing law for 47 years. During this time, I've pursued many sexual predators who have committed crimes against women and children. "Of all the predators that I have pursued, Mr. Kelly is the worst."
06.29.22 ABC News - Former R&B star R Kelly facing sentencing over sex trafficking conviction. A lawyer for some of Kelly's accusers, Gloria Allred, has also been involved in the cases against Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Epstein. But following his guilty verdict, she said: "Mr. Kelly is the worst." "R Kelly thought that he could get away with all of this, but he didn't," she said. "Despite the fact that he thought he could control all this, he was wrong."
06.29.22 Variety - Attorney Gloria Allred reflects on Roe v Wade being overturned, details her experience getting a "back-alley abortion" in the 1960s, calls on Hollywood to cease production in states that ban abortions and offers up an action plan for fighting back.
06.29.22 CourtTV - R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents some of R. Kelly's victims, reacted to today's sentenced. Some of her clients spoke as well. The general consensus was that the women are relieved that their abuser will spend decades behind bars.
06.29.22 Los Angeles Times - R. Kelly survivors react to 30-year sentence: 'Now he gets rewarded' for what he did. Gloria Allred, who represented many of the victims who testified in the Brooklyn trial, said during a video interview that many of the singer's victims and witnesses were deterred "because there were so many attacks when they spoke their truth. Fears of retaliation and intimidation by fans, supporters of R. Kelly, vendors of R. Kelly." "They had to go through quite a bit to win justice. It wouldn't have happened without them. It couldn't have happened without them.
06.29.22 Inside Edition - R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Racketeering, Sex Trafficking of Girls. Attorney Gloria Allred represents several of the victims. "No one can undo the harm that has been done to these victims. But at least it's time for Mr. Kelly to be accountable," Allred said.
06.28.22 CourtTV - Scott Peterson Case: Heated Exchange Between Mark Geragos And Gloria Allred. Scott Peterson's former defense attorney, Mark Geragos, was joined on-air on Court TV by attorney Gloria Allred. Allred represented Amber Frey during Peterson's trial. Frey, Peterson's ex-girlfriend, testified against him at his trial.
06.26.22 CGTN News - What Roe's demise means for American women. The U.S. Supreme Court recognized a woman's right to choose to have an abortion in a 1973 decision in the case Roe v. Wade. Over the past half a century since the national ruling struck down abortion bans as unconstitutional in a 7-2 decision, the U.S. has never been at peace with the result. Pro-life and pro-choice factions arose, with tensions simmering in the air until Friday, when the current Supreme Court overturned Roe in a 5-4 final vote, ending the only federal protection for American women's abortion rights. FILE PHOTO - Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington, DC., April 26, 1989 after sitting in while the court listened to arguments.
06.25.22 AOL - Former 'Roe' Attorney Gloria Allred On SCOTUS Ruling. "This is not a conservative decision; this is an extremist decision. In cities across the nation, we must make our voices heard because we all have a stake in this," Allred told CNN, adding that she was "outraged" after hearing the Supreme Court's ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade.
06.25.22 CNN Newsroom - Gloria Allred, Attorney to "Jane Roe" joins the Newsroom to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the only federal protection for American women's abortion rights.
06.24.22 New York Times - Abortion rights protesters voice their anger in cities across the country. In Los Angeles, a crowd outside the downtown federal courthouse gathered at noon and grew by rush hour into a sea of hundreds, weaving past high-rises and stopping traffic. The famed women's rights attorney Gloria Allred addressed the crowd, standing in front of a display of metallic hangers. She said she had an illegal abortion in Los Angeles in the 1960s that landed her in the hospital where a nurse told her she hoped she had learned her lesson, presumably about not seeking abortions. "It did teach me a lesson: Abortion must be safe and legal and affordable," Ms. Allred said, her last few words drowned out by cheers from the crowd.
06.23.22 TODAY FM - Attorney Gloria Allred has been supporting and fighting for survivors of abuse by disgraced comedian Bill Cosby for years. Yesterday a jury in California found Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting Judy Huth when she was just 16 years old at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 - she was a child. Allred is a leading figure on the frontline of feminism in the United States - it's her work, it's her life, it's her identity - and she has achieved enormous change for women. Attorney Gloria Allred joined Tova to discuss the case.
06.23.22 The Source - Bill Cosby was found guilty of the sexual abuse of Judy Huth in 1975. Huth was 16 years old at the time. A civil jury has ordered Cosby to pay Huth $500,000. According to Variety, Huth's attorney, Gloria Allred, stated that compensation and winning in court are steps toward real change.
06.22.22 TOVA - Gloria Allred fighting for survivors of abuse by Bill Cosby. Allred is a leading figure on the frontline of feminism in the United States - it's her work, it's her life, it's her identity - and she has achieved enormous change for women. Listen here.
06.22.22 CBS News - Civil trial jurors find Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. The jury's decision is a major legal defeat for the 84-year-old Cosby. It comes nearly a year after his Pennsylvania criminal conviction for sexual assault was thrown out and he was freed from prison. Cosby did not attend the Los Angeles trial. He has repeatedly denied Huth's allegations that he forced her to perform a sex act at the mansion.
06.22.22 Variety - After a civil jury found that Bill Cosby sexually abused Judy Huth in 1975 when she was a 16-year-old minor, Cosby's team is calling the outcome an "astonishing victory," yet pledging to appeal the $500,000 verdict. Huth is represented by high-powered attorney and women's rights activist, Gloria Allred, who hailed the verdict as a win toward "real change," and told reporters outside the courthouse on Tuesday that Cosby "should be held and was held accountable for what he did to her."
06.21.22 The Wrap - "Bill Cosby Ordered to Pay $500,000 After Losing Civil Sexual Assault Suit" Judy Huth, who claimed the actor and comedian assaulted her in the 1970s when she was 16, had filed her suit in 2014. "Today our client Judy Huth won real change," said attorney Gloria Allred, whose firm represented Huth. "Because she fought Bill Cosby, one step at a time, for over seven-and-a-half years. And she proved with the jury's verdict that Mr. Cosby did sexually assault her when she was a minor. And he should be held - and was held - accountable for what he did to her."
06.21.22 NBC News - Verdict reached in first civil case against Bill Cosby to ever reach a trial. 64-year-old Judy Huth accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1975 at the Playboy Mansion when she was 16 and Cosby was 37. In court, Cosby's attorneys called her accusations "a complete and utter fabrication." The jury ruled against Cosby in the civil case, finding that he sexually assaulted Huth. It awarded her $500,000.
06.21.22 Deadline - Bill Cosby Sexually Abused Judy Huth In 1970s, Civil Jury Decides. After just over three full days of deliberations and one substitution, the Santa Monica panel this afternoon revealed its decision against the much-accused Cosby Show creator and star. Handing their verdict to L.A. Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan with plaintiff Judy Huth, her legal team and Cosby's defense team in attendance at the packed courtroom, the 12-person jury also awarded Huth $500,000 in damages.
06.21.22 Variety - Bill Cosby's Team Storms Off Outside Courthouse During Chaotic Press Conference as Gloria Allred Declares Victory. The few minutes of mayhem occurred shortly after Cosby was found to be liable of sexually abusing a 16-year-old in 1975 after she accepted his invitation to the Playboy Mansion. Judy Huth, who is now 64, told reporters on Tuesday afternoon that she was "elated" by the civil jury's decision in her favor. As Cosby's team took their turn at the media microphones outside of court, their words were drowned out by screams from protestors.
06.21.22 The New York Times - "Bill Cosby Loses Sex Assault Lawsuit and Must Pay Damages: A jury in California sided with Judy Huth, who accused Mr. Cosby of molesting her at the Playboy Mansion in 1975, when she was 16." Ms. Huth was awarded $500,000 in compensatory damages by the jury. Ms. Huth is represented by attorneys Nathan Goldberg, John West, and Gloria Allred.
06.17.22 New York Times - The Jury in the Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Says It's Close to a Verdict. The jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial came close to deciding the case on Friday, but their uncertainty over how to address some remaining issues in reaching a verdict led the judge to decide they should return on Monday to resume their deliberations.
06.09.22 Daily Mail - Actor Cuba Gooding Jr has been accused of violating three different women in New York in 2018 and 2019 - but having previously denied all of the allegations, he now pleaded guilty to one count of forcibly touching a woman in April. While his criminal case may be over, attorney Gloria Allred who represents an alleged sexual assault victim of the actor, said she will proceed with an ongoing $6 million civil lawsuit because 'justice was not achieved' when Gooding Jr. got a no-jail plea deal in a separate criminal case.
06.08.22 Daily Mail - Prosecutors say R Kelly, 55, should face at least 25 years in prison ahead of his June 29 sentencing after he 'preyed upon children and young women for his own sexual gratification' R&B singer R Kelly was convicted in September 2021 of racketeering, child exploitation, and other charges by a Brooklyn jury. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented 3 victims and 2 witnesses at the trial, said R Kelly is 'the worst predator' she has pursued.
06.07.22 OK Magazine - Empire Media Group Announces New Podcast 'The Firm,' Which Will Explore Ins & Outs Of The Royal Family. The podcast will be 12 episodes, in which experts, authors and more will talk about Megxit, Prince Andrew's scandal and so much more. Be sure to watch out for plenty of guests, including Gloria Allred.
06.06.22 Los Angeles Blade - Celebs, politicians, & partiers took it to the streets of West Hollywood. WeHo Pride's first-ever parade capped off three days of festivities that can only be deemed an unqualified & unforgettable success. Ubiquitous media presence, LA attorney Gloria Allred, got in a jab at anti-gay Florida governor Ron DeSantis, as she rode in the parade shouting from a loudspeaker behind a group of marchers who carried signs that pictured a rainbow-colored image of Florida next to the slogan "In L.A. we say gay."
06.04.22 Newser - Woman Alleges Cosby Kiss at 14: 'I Couldn't Get Away'. The woman, now 61, told her story in a public venue for the first time during a Los Angeles County civil trial over the lawsuit of Judy Huth, who alleges Cosby sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 16 at around the same time, in the spring of 1975. The woman isn't a party to the lawsuit, but she's being allowed to testify, along with one other woman, about her experiences for Huth's case. The other witness, Margie Shapiro, has told her story several times before to media outlets and in a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred.
06.03.22 Canyon News - Judy Huth Sues Bill Cosby For Sexual Assault. Nearly a year after Bill Cosby was released from prison as a result of an overturned sexual assault conviction, Cosby, 84, is being sued by Judy Huth in civil court for alleged sexual assault and is facing another trial. Opening arguments for the trial began on Wednesday, June 1 at a Santa Monica court. Huth is being represented by esteemed attorney Gloria Allred.
06.02.22 ABC News - "Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction upheld by appeals court." A New York appeals court today upheld Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction and 23-year prison sentence, rejecting the former movie mogul's claim that the judge at his landmark #MeToo trial unfairly allowed women to testify about allegations that weren't part of the case. Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents three of the witnesses from Mr. Weinstein's New York criminal trial spoke to ABC about this news. She also stated, "But now I am also looking forward to the criminal prosecution of Mr. Weinstein in Los Angeles, where I also represent alleged victims for whom charges have been filed."
06.02.22 Deadline - "New York Appeals Court Unanimously Upholds Harvey Weinstein Rape, Assault Conviction." Over two years after Harvey Weinstein was tried, convicted and jailed for rape and sexual assault in Manhattan, a new York Appeals court today upheld the verdict, rejecting the former movie mogul's defense arguments that the proceedings heavily favored the prosecution. Attorney Gloria Allred made a statement to Deadline regarding this news and her client, Mimi Haley, who was the key prosecution witness in this important case.
06.01.22 CBS - "Opening Statements in civil case against Bill Cosby start in Santa Monica courtroom." A sexual battery case brought by Judy Huth against comedian Bill Cosby, which had been put on hold because of the criminal trial in Pennsylvania, got its start Wednesday in a Santa Monica courtroom. Nathan Goldberg is the lead attorney for Ms. Huth, and is supported in the trial by partners Gloria Allred and John West. Ms. Allred states that "Ms. Huth alleges in her lawsuit that she was a victim of sexual battery by Mr. Cosby when was 16-years-old."
06.01.22 Metropolitan News - "Lascivious Acts Justify $50 Million Punitive-Damage Award." The Court of Appeal has upheld a jury's award of $50 million in punitive damages, along with $8 million in noneconomic compensatory damages, against film producer Alki David, heir to a Coca-Cola bottling fortune, based on his sexual battery and harassment of a woman who was a production assistant at two of his entertainment companies. Plaintiff, Mahim Khan, was represented by Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, and Renee Mochkatel of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg, along with Norman Pine and Scott Tillett of Pine Tillett Pine.
05.31.22 Viacasinos.com - "Cuomo mulling run for AG against incumbent Letitia James after her probe ousted him from office." Disgraced New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is plotting a political comeback - one that would see him supplant nemesis Letita James as the state's attorney general, after her sexual misconduct probe this past year saw him ousted from office. Attorney Gloria Allred represent Sherry Vill, one of approximately 12 women who accused Cuomo of sexual misconduct and/or sexual harassment.
05.27.22 Advocate Lake Highlands - "RISD moves to pre-record graduation speeches: 'It's not a student event anymore.'" Lake Highlands High School in Texas has changed the rules for its valedictorian and other students who will make remarks on their graduation day. The school now will pre-record their remarks. The impetus for this change was the controversial speech by Paxton Smith last year, which went viral after she abandoned her pre-approved remarks and shared her fears that Texas Senate Bill 8, also known as the Heartbeat Act, would lead to diminished access to reproductive rights for women around her state of Texas and across the country. Attorney Gloria Allred had Ms. Paxton join her for a press conference in Los Angeles about Paxton's graduation speech, and at several pro-choice marches.
05.24.22 Law & Crime - Jury selection began Tuesday in a California civil lawsuit against actor and comedian Bill Cosby for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl at the Playboy Mansion in the 1970s. Cosby has been publicly accused of sexual misconduct by at least 60 women. Judy Huth's lawsuit, however, is the first civil case against Cosby for sexual assault that has reached trial. Ms. Huth is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.
05.23.22 Daily Mail - California trial begins against disgraced comedian Bill Cosby for 'sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975'. Cosby has said he will not attend the proceedings in Santa Monica and will 'plead the fifth' as his accuser Judy Huth's civil suit against him is heard. This lawsuit is one of the last remaining open suits against Cosby. The star of 'The Cosby Show' has settled many of the claims against him. Ms. Huth is represented by Allred, Maroko & Goldberg.
05.15.22 MyNewsLA.com - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across the Southland as part of a nationwide effort to protect abortion rights now that the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. In the Los Angeles area, rallies were also held in Pasadena, Long Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Sherman Oaks, Claremont, Avalon and Venice Beach. Thousands of people also rallied at Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana. All told, the crowds heard from a range of speakers, both famous and less well known, including Sen. Alex Padilla, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, Representatives Katie Porter, Karen Bass and Maxine Waters, state Sen. Sydney Kamlager, attorney Gloria Allred, Planned Parenthood Federation of America president and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles president and CEO Sue Dunlap and actors Laura Dern, Ricki Lake, Lisa Ann Walter and Christine Lahti, among others.
05.15.22 New York Post - Thousands of abortion rights supporters rallied across the United States on Saturday, angered by the prospect that the Supreme Court may soon overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide a half century ago. Celebrity women's rights attorney Gloria Allred told the crowd about her own "back alley abortion" as a young woman when she became pregnant from a rape at gunpoint before Roe. "I almost died," she recounted. "I was left in a bathtub in a pool of my own blood, hemorrhaging."
05.14.22 Thousands of abortion rights supporters rallied across the United States on Saturday, angered by the prospect that the Supreme Court may soon overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide a half-century ago. Protesters marching under the slogan "Bans Off Our Bodies" took to the streets from New York and Atlanta to Chicago and Los Angeles in a show of outrage. Celebrity women's rights attorney Gloria Allred told the crowd about her own "back-alley abortion" as a young woman when she became pregnant from rape at gunpoint before Roe. Watch video here.
05.14.22 Daily Bruin - Thousands of people gathered outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday in support of abortion rights and to protest the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade. The Women's March Foundation, Planned Parenthood and their partners organized the "Bans Off Our Bodies" rally as a part of a series of nationwide rallies. The rally was held at Grand Park in downtown LA. "I want you to vote as though your lives depend on it because they do," said Gloria Allred, a women's rights attorney, at the rally.
05.14.22 NBC LA - Thousands of people took to the streets across Southern California on Saturday as part of a nationwide effort to protect abortion rights, with the U.S. Supreme Court apparently poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The Women's March Foundation said it received more than 50,000 signups for the "Bans Off Our Bodies" rally outside Los Angeles City Hall, which began at 10 a.m. The rally, which had been planned for months, gained a new sense of urgency at the beginning of May following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that revealed the court privately voted to overturn Roe v. Wade.
05.12.22 WXXI News - Supporters of a measure that would allow adult survivors of sexual abuse and harassment to bring their alleged abusers to court singled out State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, saying that he is holding up the bill. Nationally known women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred also appealed to the speaker to act. "How many times do survivors have to relive their trauma at a press conference or in front of legislators before you take action?" Allred asked.
05.12.22 Inside America with Ghida Fakhry - With the US Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v Wade, a landmark ruling that legalized abortion across the United States fifty years ago, activists and lawmakers on both sides get ready for what comes next. Attorney Gloria Allred speaks about the dangerous and horrific ramifications for women if Roe v. Wade is struck down.
05.05.22 Fox 11 Los Angeles - Gloria Allred calls possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned 'devastating, horrific'. Ms. Allred shared her reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion leak with Elex Michaelson.
05.03.22 Advokaten - In the United States, lawyers are vocal in the public debate and like to call themselves activists. But where is the limit to how activist a lawyer can be? Attorney Gloria Allred is so well known that she has been portrayed in both The Simpsons and South Park and has gotten her own Netflix documentary, "Seeing Allred." My main focus is to improve the conditions and status of women, through litigation and by speaking publicly about related issues. It's not just about me saying what I think. Most of the time I speak on behalf of clients, I become their spokesperson,"
05.03.22 Voice of America - What is Roe v Wade? The U.S. Supreme Court recognized a woman's right to choose to have an abortion in a 1973 decision in the case Roe v. Wade. FILE PHOTO - Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington, DC., April 26, 1989 after sitting in while the court listened to arguments.
04.26.22 The Cut - Everything We Know About the Rust Shooting. On October 21, a woman died on the set of the Western Rust after a prop gun Alec Baldwin was holding accidentally discharged in the course of rehearsing a scene. The victim, Halyna Hutchins, was a cinematographer on the movie, which was filming at Bonanza Creek Ranch, in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. Civil suits have been filed among crew members, but criminal responsibility has yet to be determined. One of those lawsuits, filed by Rust script supervisor Mamie Mitchell asserts that the set failed to follow safety protocols for the use of firearms. Ms. Mitchell is represented by Gloria Allred. Read the full story here.
04.25.22 FOX 11 L.A. - Law enforcement officials released a trove of video evidence Monday in the ongoing investigation of a fatal October shooting of a cinematographer by actor and producer Alec Baldwin on the set of a Western movie. New Mexico workplace safety regulators last week issued the maximum possible fine of nearly $137,000 against the "Rust" film production company. Gloria Allred represents the script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, who called 911 after the movie-set shooting.
04.21.22 Republic - The production company behind Alec Baldwin's movie Rust were heavily fined by New Mexico Environment Department's Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (OHSB) for safety failures on set that lead to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. In response to OSHO's investigation, Stefan Friedman, a spokesperson for Rust Movie Productions LLC, said in a statement to Reuters, "While we appreciate OSHA's time and effort in its investigation, we disagree with its findings and plan to appeal." Further, even Rust script supervisor Mamie Mitchell's attorney, Gloria Allred issued a statement to the outlet in which she stated that everyone responsible for what happened on that production which led to the tragedy should hang their heads in shame and added that as a producer, Alec Baldwin was part of Rust management.
04.21.22 Newsweek - Lawyers for actor Alec Baldwin and the armorer on the set of the movie Rust said their clients have been exonerated after a safety report cited "serious management failures" by the film's production company in the on-set shooting that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The script supervisor who called 911 after the fatal movie-set shooting in October is suing Baldwin, saying he should be held accountable. Mamie Mitchell's attorney Gloria Allred released a statement saying that since Baldwin was a producer for the movie, he's part of Rust management and thereby responsible. Allred claims "there is nothing in the OSHA report that exonerates" Baldwin.
04.18.22 The Charlotte Observer - "Ex-UNCSA teacher gets 5 years in prison for trafficking underage violin student for sex." Stephen Shipps, a former North Carolina music professor who pleaded guilty to trafficking an underage student for sex in 2002 when she was 16 years old, was sentenced to five years behind bars. There is a pending civil case filed by UNC School of the Arts alumni which alleges rampant sexual abuse of underage students by faculty members, where 56 plaintiffs accused school leadership of sacrificing male and female students' safety to salvage the conservatory's reputation. Shipps was one of several former UNCSA teachers they accused of sexual assault, abuse and harassment. Their attorney, longtime women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred, said the sentence was "long overdue" for her three clients who filed complaints about Shipps, and every other victim.
04.17.22 KABC - Gurvey's Law - Listen to attorney Alan Gurvey's interview with attorney Gloria Allred, with our client, Veronika Didusenko, a former Miss Ukraine. They discuss Ms. Didusenko's recent escape from Ukraine with her young son, as well as conditions in Ukraine and the effects of this devastating war. They also discuss the issue of how some beauty pageants will not allow women to participate who have ever been pregnant, or have given birth, or take care of a child, and how they feel this is an outdated and discriminatory practice.
04.17.22 CNN Newsroom with Pamela Brown - Attorney Gloria Allred talks about the current situation of some states enacting bans and restrictions affecting women's lives, health and their ability to have access to safe and legal abortion. She speaks about her own experience having an illegal abortion, upcoming legal battles and how she sees these legal restrictions as a war on women.
04.16.22 Der Speigel - Former Miss Ukraine Veronika Didusenko recalls her escape with son amid Russian invasion: 'I had to survive'. Veronika Didusenko, Miss Ukraine 2018, joined Gloria Allred in Los Angeles to make a plea on behalf of Ukrainians. English | Deutsch
04.14.22 Yahoo! News - "Cuba Gooding, Jr. accusers 'surprised and disappointed' by resolution of actor's NYC sex crime case, says lawyer Gloria Allred." Women who accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual assault were "surprised and disappointed" that he was allowed to avoid prison by pleading guilty to reduced charges of forcible touching, the womens' lawyer Gloria Allred said Thursday. More than 30 women have accused the Oscar-winning actor of sexual assault. A federal civil suit accuses him of violently raping a woman he had just met in 2013 at the Mercer Hotel.
04.11.22 People - "Chris Noth's The Equalizer Character Killed Off After His Firing Due to Sexual Assault Allegations" The allegations against Noth first surfaced in a Dec. 16 article in The Hollywood Reporter, in which two women accused him of sexually assaulting them. A third woman, who used the name Ava, later brought similar sexual assault claims against Noth in a Daily Beast article. Singer Lisa Gentile then came forward with her own allegations of sexual assault in a Dec. 23 press conference led by attorney Gloria Allred.
04.07.22 CYInterview - For almost 15 years, Attorney Gloria Allred has appeared on CYInterview to talk about numerous important legal, political and social topics. Today indefatigable Ms. Allred talks Justice-to-be Kentanji Brown Jackson and Chris Rock getting slapped.
03.24.22 MEAWW - Despite being imprisoned for a series of crimes, including racketeering and sex trafficking, singer R Kelly recently chatted with an ecstatic fan on the phone. The footage of the conversation has now gone viral, leaving many people puzzled as to how and why the convicted sex offender received the device in the first place, despite claims that it was the prison's phone. The video has already received over 800,000 views and over two million plays on TikTok. Gloria Allred, who represented the singer's numerous victims, said in a statement at the time of his conviction. "All of the predators that I have pursued, however, R. Kelly is the worst for many reasons." "He used the power of his celebrity to recruit vulnerable underage girls for the purpose of sexually abusing them."
03.17.22 Newsweek - Amy Berg, the director of HBO's documentary Phoenix Rising, has shared her response to Marilyn Manson's defamation lawsuit against Evan Rachel Wood with Newsweek. Berg told Newsweek she met Wood through mutual friends seven to 10 years prior to the release of the documentary, and it was because of conversations they had together that they decided to collaborate on the film. "I came to work with her because she did approach me at the point when she had met with Gloria Allred, and she was told that the statute of limitations had expired on her case," Berg said. "So she wanted to, she was going to change the law in California and she told me about that.
03.16.22 FoxNews.com "Former Miss Ukraine Veronika Didusenko recalls her escape with son amid Russian invasion: 'I had to survive.'" Ms. Didusenko joined attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference on March 8 in Los Angeles, on International Women's Day. Veronika spoke about her harrowing journey out of her home in Ukraine with her young son at the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. She made a public plea on behalf of Ukrainians under attack, and the women and children fleeing for their lives.
03.14.22 The Times - Andrea Quiroga, 28, said she had dreamt of competing in the pageants since seeing an advert when she was 14 but was barred from taking part after she became a mother at 19. The winner of Miss World America represents the US at the Miss World competition but contestants will not be considered if they have given birth. Miss Universe will also not accept mothers. Gloria Allred, a prominent women's rights lawyer who is representing Quiroga, did not rule out also taking out a lawsuit. She said: "We'll do everything we think possible to get these rules eliminated."
03.13.22 Ukraine: Former Miss Ukraine describes escape from Kyiv, asks for aid. Ukraine: The journey of Ukrainians and their land is known by all, the confusion is all over the minds of the world's people. There is no place the siren would not sound and there is no place the rocket, don't would explode, she said. Didusenko told her story in the Los Angeles office of women's rights attorney Gloria Allred in a news conference. A few months ago she became friends with the former beauty queen.
03.09.22 Lexology - In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating three trailblazing women in the legal profession. These women—Gloria Allred, Constance Baker Motley, and Faiza Saeed—have broken barriers for female lawyers and have made a lasting impact on the legal profession. Each of these influential women shattered glass ceilings in different fields of law.
03.08.22 The Wrap - Miss Ukraine 2018 Veronika Didusenko called on President Joe Biden and other Western leaders Tuesday for a no-fly zone above her country - and for more weapons and ammunition for her people - amid Russia's devastating invasion of Ukraine. Didusenko, who fled her homeland with her 7-year-old son in recent days, spoke at a news conference in downtown Los Angeles, with attorney Gloria Allred.
03.08.22 AP News - "Former Miss Ukraine describes escape from Kyiv, asks for aid". Veronika Didusenko, on Tuesday described her journey with her young son to escape Kyiv and her homeland as Russian troops invaded the country last month, and called on countries to do more to arm her countrymen and women. Didusenko told her story at a news conference in the Los Angeles office of women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, who said she became friends with the former beauty queen several months ago.
03.08.22 People - Veronika Didusenko, who won the title of Miss Ukraine in 2018, was joined by attorney Gloria Allred on Tuesday as she made a plea on behalf of Ukrainians under attack by Russian forces. During the press conference in Los Angeles on International Women's Day, Didusenko joined Allred in calling on President Joe Biden to give Ukrainians the opportunity to come to the U.S., "if they so choose," without a visa.
03.08.22 The Hollywood Reporter - Russian Attack Causing "Humanitarian Catastrophe," Says Former Miss Ukraine. During a Tuesday press conference with Gloria Allred, Veronika Didusenko called on the U.S. to arm Ukrainians and impose a no-fly zone over the country.
03.07.22 Newsweek - Gloria Allred, an attorney who has represented 33 accusers of Bill Cosby, denounced the Supreme Court's Monday decision to decline to review the Pennsylvania high court's move to vacate the 84-year-old comedian's criminal sexual assault conviction. Yet, she's hopeful he might soon suffer separate legal consequences for his actions. "On May 9, 2022, just two months from now, we will begin our civil trial against Mr. Cosby in our case of Huth v. Cosby in L.A. County Superior Court. In her lawsuit Ms. Huth alleges that she was the victim of child sexual abuse by Bill Cosby at the Playboy mansion when she was only 15 years old."
02.28.22 OK Magazine - Prince Andrew recently settled Virginia Giuffre's sexual abuse lawsuit against him - but have we seen the last of his legal woes? According to powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred - who has represented multiple victims of Jeffrey Epstein's - a new law could open up more opportunities for accusers to come forward against the 61-year-old royal.
02.25.22 The Sacramento Bee - Richelle Nice, a former juror who participated in the 2005 Scott Peterson trial, is expected to testify under a grant of immunity as she begins a weeklong hearing starting Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, centered on whether she lied about her history with domestic violence. Nice was part of the jury who convicted Scott Peterson and sent him to death row. During the 2005 criminal trial of Scott Peterson, attorney Gloria Allred represented witness Amber Frey, a former girlfriend of Mr. Peterson.
02.17.22 Express - 'Want silence!' Andrew 'agrees not to repeat Virginia Giuffre sexual assault denial'. The Duke of York has agreed to no longer repeat the denial of Virginia Giuffre allegations as a part of the out-of-court settlement, The Telegraph claims. Gloria Allred, a US lawyer who represented several of Jeffrey Epstein's victims, told Radio 4 "Lawsuits are war but a settlement means that both sides are seeking peace, and that's what happened here.
02.16.22 Daily Mail - 'Now talk to the FBI': Lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein victims accuses Andrew of hypocrisy for pledging to help sex abuse victims while refusing to cooperate with authorities. Gloria Allred said that duke's promise to tackle the 'evils of sex trafficking' as part of his settlement with Virginia Roberts, who brought the lawsuit under her married name Virginia Giuffre, should start by consenting to be interviewed by federal agents. Miss Allred said: 'It is long overdue for him to agree to answer their questions about what he knows and observed about Jeffrey Epstein and underage girls.
02.16.22 The Guardian - The settlement agreed between Virginia Giuffre and Prince Andrew over alleged sexual assault will leave the public to decide who they believe, according to Gloria Allred, a top US lawyer working with several victims of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. She told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Lawsuits are war, but a settlement means both sides are seeking peace. There will be peace now but this case will be remembered for many years to come."
02.16.22 Evening Standard - Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre 'did not want to give evidence in public', says Epstein victim lawyer. Top US attorney Gloria Allred said being questioned on the stand was "not a comfortable experience" for victims or defendants. "The people will draw their own conclusions in the court of public opinion, but it's not going to happen in a court of law." Ms. Allred, who represents many of the victims of sex offender Epstein, told Times Radio: "Are we now going to ever know the truth of what Prince Andrew did or did not do?
02.15.22 4 News - Prince Andrew: 'It will be all over if and when the settlement is paid', lawyer for Epstein victims says. Joining Jackie Long, Social Affairs Editor, live from LA is Gloria Allred, who represents many victims of the sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
02.15.22 Glamour UK - Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre have reportedly reached an out of court settlement - here's why the case is still important in the fight against sexual abuse. This case is an important reminder that when women believe that they have been sexually victimised by powerful men and find the courage to abandon their fear, that it is possible for them to seek justice," says Gloria Allred, the US lawyer world-renowned for taking on high-profile cases involving the protection of women's rights.
02.06.22 Daily Mail - New York's disgraced former governor Andrew Cuomo could challenge Attorney General Letitia James in the upcoming election as retribution for her office's damning investigation that branded him a serial groper. Attorney Gloria Allred represents Sherry Vill, one of the many women who accused Cuomo of sexual misconduct. She alleges Cuomo grabbed her face and kissed her 'aggressively and in a sexual manner' on both cheeks in May 2017 while he was touring her home in Greece, near Rochester, as he inspected local flood damage.
02.03.22 Epoch TV - Justice is SERVED. Disgraced media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, was sentenced in New York to 23 years in prison for sexual criminal acts and was extradited to California for a new trial on sex crime charges. Witness the rise and fall of one of Hollywood's most powerful men. Los Angeles lawyer Gloria Allred, represented some of his accusers in the New York trial and also represents two accusers in the Los Angeles case.
02.01.22 The Sun - R KELLY has reportedly asked for more time to file an appeal in his sex abuse case after testing positive for Covid in jail. The disgraced singer was found guilty of racketeering last September following six weeks of graphic testimony. Following the jury's verdict, women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, who represented several of Kelly's victims, described the musician as the worst sexual predator she had pursued in her 47-year career of practicing law.
02.01.22 New York Times - Mel Mermelstein, Holocaust Survivor Who Sued Deniers, Dies at 95. He accused a revisionist history group of reneging on its promise to give a reward to anyone who could prove that the Nazis gassed Jews. He hired William John Cox, a public interest lawyer (and later in the proceedings, Gloria Allred), and sued in Los Angeles County Superior Court for breach of contract, anticipatory repudiation, libel, injurious denial of established fact and intentional infliction of emotional distress. He won his case.
01.30.22 Audio Times - Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit against the Duke of York moves forward. A team of American lawyers will fly into London as soon as next month to question Prince Andrew over allegations of sexual assault. Attorney Gloria Allred explains the deposition process and what Prince Andrew can expect.
01.26.22 News Night - Prince Andrew is demanding a jury trial in the Virginia Giuffre sexual assault case, his lawyers announced on Wednesday. The defiant statement from the prince's legal team means a civil trial is likely to take place later this year in New York. Attorney Gloria Allred explains the significance.
01.25.22 Fox News - Alec Baldwin, 'Rust' producers file to dismiss lawsuit, Allred says not so fast. The lawsuit was originally filed by 'Rust' script supervisor Mamie Mitchell and her attorney Gloria Allred.
01.25.22 NBC News - Alec Baldwin, 'Rust' producers say fatal shooting was 'workplace accident' in seeking to dismiss lawsuit. The movie's script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, should purse her claims through workers compensation, defense attorneys said in their petition to have the civil claim tossed out. Mitchell's attorney, Gloria Allred, said the defendants "are trying to avoid explaining their conduct before a judge and a jury in a court of law."
01.23.22 Daily Beast - 'We Need to Talk About Cosby' Doc Eviscerates 'America's Dad': A 'Rapist' Who 'Had a TV Show Once'. At the beginning of the new documentary series We Need to Talk About Cosby, director W. Kamau Bell asks what should be a simple question: "Who is Bill Cosby now?" Few of his interview subjects are able to answer it. High-profile attorney Gloria Allred is quick and direct: "I look forward to seeing Bill Cosby again," she says. "In a court of law."
01.21.22 The U.S. Sun - A TOP lawyer for victims of Jeffrey Epstein has slammed Prince Andrew for "betraying Queen and country" by associating with the late pedo financier. Los Angeles-based Gloria Allred said of the Duke of York's relationship with Epstein: "If you get down in the mud with pigs you are going to get mud on you."
01.20.22 The Lawyer Stories Podcast - The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 78 featuring Gloria Allred, legal icon, fearless advocate for justice and equality and founding partner of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg (AM&G) in Los Angeles, California. Gloria shares with us her personal journey to the practice of law and why she became a tireless crusader against discrimination, combating injustices and winning new rights, especially for women and minorities. We further discuss some of the nationally recognized cases she has been a part of and how she stays cool under pressure.
01.19.22 Glamour Magazine UK- Why the Prince Andrew case is monumental in the fight against sexual abuse, whatever the outcome. Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit against Prince Andrew is more proof that women should not - and will not - be silenced on abuse. "This case is an important reminder that when women believe that they have been sexually victimised by powerful men and find the courage to abandon their fear, that it is possible for them to seek justice," says Gloria Allred, the US lawyer world-renowned for taking on high-profile cases involving the protection of women's rights.
01.16.22 Daily Mail - Prince Andrew was last night accused of a 'tone-deaf' defence to his legal battle with Virginia Roberts after his lawyers suggested she may have 'false memories' of her encounters with him. In a scathing response to the Duke's demand for Miss Roberts' mental health records, her lawyer, David Boies, said: 'She wouldn't 'misremember sexual abuse by a Prince of England.' Gloria Allred, who represents numerous Epstein victims, said: 'The Prince is entitled to take the deposition of Virginia's therapist for the purpose of determining emotional distress. That is not uncommon.
01.12.22 Channel 4 News UK - Prince Andrew fails to stop US sexual abuse civil case brought by Virginia Giuffre. Prince Andrew has long denied accusations he sexually assaulted Virginia Giuffre when she was 17, and had tried to use a settlement she reached years ago with the convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein to stop a civil case before it started. Attorney Gloria Allred represents 20 victims of Epstein.
01.11.22 The Oxford Spokesman - 'Rust' scene didn't predict Baldwin Shooting Gun, says script supervisor. "Rust" screenplay supervisor Mamie Mitchell says the scene in which actor and producer Alec Baldwin killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in October did not include a gun being fired. She filed a lawsuit against Baldwin and other members of the film's production. Ms. Mitchell is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.
01.06.22 Insider - Inside the messy effort to compensate 225 Jeffrey Epstein accusers. The Epstein Victims' Compensation Program put a price on the experiences of women the financier sexually abused. The program ultimately established for Epstein's victims promised a measure of justice that had eluded them in court, the attorney Gloria Allred said. "It took a great deal of courage for the victims to share the details of how Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficked or sexually victimized them," Allred, who represents 20 of Epstein's victims, told Insider.
01.06.22 Texas News Today - Chris Noth cut out "and just like that ... the season finale after allegations of sexual abuse". According to TV Line, 67-year-old North was to make a temporary appearance at the season finale after his character, Mr. Big, died in the first episode. Lisa Gentile, 54, claims to have been "sexually abused" by the actor. Her lawyer, Gloria Allred, claims that the experience was "traumatic".
01.05.22 Daily Express - Prince Andrew has 'mountain to climb' as judge's decision in dismissing case looms. The Duke of York's legal team is currently locking horns with his accuser Virginia Giuffre's in a civil case. Ms. Giuffre claims she had sex with the prince three times when she had been trafficked and used as a sex slave by paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Legal observers, including a lawyer who represents numerous Epstein victims, are doubtful as to whether the Duke is covered by it. Gloria Allred, who represents 16 of Epstein's victims, said "the odds are against Prince Andrew".
01.04.22 New York Post - Cuomo accuser: DA sends wrong message to women by dropping criminal charges. But Albany County DA David Soares announced Tuesday he had asked the court to dismiss the charges, explaining that his office wouldn't have been able to prove the allegations at trial. Famed women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred, the attorney representing Susan Iannucci - who claimed Cuomo kissed her cheek without permission during a press conference - said she didn't think other alleged victims of sexual harassment should be deterred from coming forward.
01.04.22 Duke's lawyers target Giuffre's $500,000 deal with Epstein. The "release agreement" for which Jeffrey Epstein paid Virginia Roberts Giuffre $500,000 seems to absolve third parties. But it does not say if the Duke of York was one of them. "He has an uphill battle because his name is not specifically mentioned there," Gloria Allred, a civil lawyer who has negotiated thousands of similar agreements, said.
01.03.22 BBC - A document that details a settlement between sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and Virginia Giuffre could be made public this week. It could be key to a legal case involving Prince Andrew. Lawyers for the Duke of York believe it could release him from liability. Attorney Gloria Allred explains what this document is and what it could reveal. Ms. Allred represents 20 accusers of Jeffrey Epstein.
12.30.21 The Project - British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell could spend the rest of her life behind bars after being found guilty of helping Jeffrey Epstein commit unthinkable acts against underage girls. Gloria Allred, a lawyer representing some of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, speaks following five guilty verdicts out of six in the Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial.
12.30.21 W Radio - "No se pudo haber obtenido sin el coraje de las víctimas": Gloria Allred sobre la culpabilidad de Ghislaine Maxwell. Gloria Allred, abogada que representa a algunas de las sobrevivientes de los ataques de Jeffrey Epstein, habló en La W sobre los escenarios que le quedan a Ghislaine Maxwell.
12.30.21 BBC News - Ghislaine Maxwell: Survivors speak of relief after guilty verdict. The 60-year-old was convicted on five of the six counts she faced, including the most serious charge - that of sex-trafficking a minor. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents a number of Epstein accusers, told the BBC the outcome sent a "message to other sex predators" who took advantage of vulnerable young women.
12.30.21 BriminghamLive - Prince Andrew warned he should be 'quaking in his boots' after Ghislaine Maxwell verdict. Gloria Allred, a lawyer who represents 20 accusers of Epstein, said it was now a matter of having to "wait and see" if the civil sexual assault case in the US against the duke ever gets to trial.
12.30.21 BBC World News - Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of helping Jeffrey Epstein abuse girls. Attorney Gloria Allred represented 20 accusers of Jeffrey Epstein and some of them also were accusers and had experience with Ms. Maxwell.
12.28.21 BuzzFeed - Chris Noth, the actor best known for his lengthy tenure as Mr. Big on Sex and the City faces sexual assault and misconduct allegations from five different women. Lisa Gentile is the latest to come forward. During a press conference that her attorney, Gloria Allred, held on Thursday, the singer-songwriter alleged that Chris "sexually victimized" and "sexually abused" her in 2002.
12.28.21 The Washington Post - 'Sex and the City' ignored sexual misconduct - and is facing the consequences. Earlier this month, five women accused Chris Noth, star of "Sex and the City" and its new reboot "And Just Like That," of sexual misconduct. Now, attorney Gloria Allred has called on the series' leading women to lobby for the New York Assault Survivors Act, which would allow rape survivors with expired statutes of limitation a one-year "lookback window" to take assailants to court.
12.23.21 US Weekly - "Chris Noth Accused of Sexual Assault by Singer Lisa Gentile in New Press Conference, Lawyer Pleads with 'SATC' Cast." Another woman came forward to accuse Chris Noth of sexual assault days after the initial allegations against the actor made headlines. Lisa Gentile claimed during a press conference today with her attorney, Gloria Allred, that she was "sexually victimized" by the Mr. Noth in 2002.
12.21.21 Philadelphia Magazine - "At 80, Philly Expat Gloria Allred Is Still Every Predator's Worst Nightmare" Here, the Girls' High and Penn grad talks her humble roots, abortion, and taking on R. Kelly and Harvey Weinstein.
12.16.21 Townhall - Uh Oh: Search Warrant Issued for Alec Baldwin's Phone in Movie Set Shooting Incident. Attorney Gloria Allred noted that because Baldwin is a producer of the film, he's still responsible for the shooting incident.
12.15.21 The Insider - "Jeffrey Epstein's estate prevented his victims from suing Ghislaine Maxwell." The Insider reports that the victims who accepted compensation from the Epstein Victims' Compensation Program had to sign a release form which required the women to drop any existing lawsuits against Ghislaine Maxwell. The release also forbids accusers who accepted compensation from ever filing a lawsuit against Maxwell in the future. Attorney Gloria Allred represents accusers of Jeffrey Epstein and discussed aspects of the program.
12.13.21 Newsmax - Andrew Cuomo's attorney calling for investigation into Albany County Sheriff. Attorney Gloria Allred joins John Bachman Now to discuss the dynamics of the filing of criminal charges against the former governor by the sheriff's office.
12.07.21 In entertainment - Harvey Weinstein WILL face sexual assault charges after judge denies bid to throw them out. Weinstein is in Los Angeles' Twin Towers Jail. He used his medical condition to stop his extradition. Gloria Allred, a women's rights lawyer who represents Weinstein's victims in New York and two of his victims in Los Angeles, slammed the delay tactics during a DailyMail.com interview. She said, "I'm happy this day has arrived and I'm looking forward to a fair trial in Los Angeles."
12.03.21 Law and Crime - Gloria Allred joins Terri Austin to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's consideration of the Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks with no exception for rape or incest.
12.03.21 CNN - Alec Baldwin says he "didn't pull the trigger" in fatal "Rust" movie set shooting. Allred to Alec Baldwin: Look in the mirror on who's responsible. Attorney Gloria Allred represents Script Supervisor on "Rust" who is suing Alec Baldwin. Ms. Allred joins New Day with John Berman and Brianna Keilar to discuss.
12.01.21 Daily Trojan - Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall appeared in a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning for his criminal case before Judge Larry Paul Fuller at the Clara Foltz Criminal Justice Center. In July 2020, Tyndall pleaded not guilty to all 35 felony charges brought against him by the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office comprising 23 counts of unlawful penetration and 112 counts of sexual battery. Attorney Gloria Allred, in a statement to the Daily Trojan, said she is "confident" that George Tyndall will "be punished for his abhorrent behavior and that the women whom he sexually abused will be vindicated."
11.30.21 ABC News - Troubling allegations surfaced Tuesday against the North Carolina School of the Arts. A new lawsuit claims nearly 40 former high school students were sexually abused or exploited during their time on the Winston-Salem campus. On Sept. 29th, Lanier Law Group along with co-counsel Gloria Allred filed a lawsuit on behalf of seven former students of the school. The law firm said that afterward, its offices were "inundated" with calls and emails from other former School of the Arts students who said they, too, were victims of sexual abuse and exploitation, and from other former students who said they witnessed the "culture of abuse and neglect." Subsequently, a second, wider lawsuit was filed Monday, listing 39 former students as plaintiffs in the case.
11.28.21 Newsmax - "Gloria Allred to Newsmax: Women Will Resort to Dangerous Abortions Under Bans" Famed attorney Gloria Allred on Saturday while arguing on Newsmax about Texas' strict new abortion law said that she nearly died after having an illegal abortion in the days before Roe V. Wade and insisted other women will be in the same situation if the procedure is illegal.
11.23.21 Newsweek - "New Mexico Lawmakers Search Ways to Entice Film Industry in Wake of Alec Baldwin Incident." In a legislative hearing Tuesday, New Mexico lawmakers were nearly unanimous in their support of the state's tax incentive program for the film industry, a month after the accidental shooting death of a cinematographer on the film "Rust," which was being filmed in New Mexico. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, an ardent supporter of the film industry, has indicated that she'll await additional facts in the "Rust" investigation before considering any changes to state regulations. The meeting comes just over a month after a real gun with live bullets was mistakenly used and fired in a rehearsal, causing Alec Baldwin to accidentally shoot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who later died, and a director who was injured on the set of "Rust", a Western filming at the Bonanza Creek Ranch outside Santa Fe. Attorney Gloria Allred represents Mamie Mitchell, the Script supervisor on the film "Rust", who was there on set when the tragedy occurred.
11.20.21 AP - "Conflict over abortion laws won't abate if Roe v. Wade falls" April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington after sitting in while the court listened to arguments in a Missouri abortion case. On both sides of America's abortion debate, activists are convinced that Roe v. Wade - the 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a nationwide right to abortion - is imperiled as never before.
11.19.21 Yahoo Showbiz CheatSheet - "Alec Baldwin Played 'Russian Roulette' With Lives of 'Rust' Crew Members, Claims New Lawsuit." The second lawsuit in the October 21, 2021 Rust shooting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, comes from script supervisor Mamie Mitchell. She claims she called 911 after veteran movie star Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed director of photography Halyna Hutchins. Similarly, the same bullet hit director Joel Souza. However, Souza sustained an injury and survived. Per Yahoo, Mitchell is suing Baldwin and the Western movie's producers. Gloria Allred is her attorney in the matter.
11.18.21 CNN 'New Day' - The script supervisor of the film "Rust", Mamie Mitchell, is speaking out detailing what it was like on set in that very moment where Alec Baldwin fired the gun that he was holding, and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Ms. Mitchell is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.
11.18.21 CNN - The script supervisor on the set of "Rust," Mamie Mitchell, has filed a lawsuit against actor and producer Alec Baldwin and other production figures over the on-set shooting that killed the film's cinematographer. The lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles, accuses Baldwin of choosing "to play Russian roulette when he fired a gun without checking it and without having the armorer checking it in his presence," Mitchell's attorney, Gloria Allred, said Wednesday during a news conference announcing the lawsuit.
11.17.21 CBS News - The script supervisor for "Rust" filed a lawsuit Wednesday over the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, alleging that Alec Baldwin and many others involved with producing the film failed in their duty to keep the set safe. Mamie Mitchell's lawsuit comes weeks after Baldwin fired a gun that was believed to be safe during rehearsals for the film, fatally striking Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. Ms. Mitchell is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.
11.07.21 Sky News - Gloria Allred, representing a crew member on the film 'Rust', has claimed that a lack of safety measures on set amounted to 'gross negligence'. Script assistant Mamie Mitchell called 911 after the actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins with a prop gun, which contained a live bullet.
11.07.21 Sky News - Alec Baldwin film set shooting: Halyna Hutchins death will lead to charge of 'gross negligence at the absolute minimum', lawyer says. Gloria Allred, who is known for taking high-profile cases, is representing script assistant Mamie Mitchell, who was standing beside the cinematographer when she was accidentally shot dead.
11.01.21 Newsmax - "Gloria Allred to Newsmax: Questions Surround 'Rust' Movie Set Shooting." Gloria Allred, the attorney for Mamie Mitchell, the script supervisor on the film "Rust," told Newsmax that many questions still need to be answered before "final conclusions" are reached as to what caused the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
10.29.21 Daily Sundial - Photo essay: Women's marches for reproductive rights throughout Los Angeles on Oct. 2. The marches were in response to the Texas abortion law that passed on Sept. 1. Speakers such as Paxton Smith and Gloria Allred spoke at the downtown Los Angeles and Beverly Hills demonstrations. Smith, who was a valedictorian at Lake Highlands High School in Texas, made an impromptu speech that caught the nation's attention. Allred is a feminist lawyer who advocates for victims whose rights have been violated. Allred is most well known for her work representing Norma McCorvey - also known as Jane Roe in Roe v. Wade.
10.28.21 Newsmax TV - Attorney Gloria Allred speaks on representing her client, Mamie Mitchell ('Rust' Script Supervisor), and discusses how she's an important witness in regards to the prop-gun fatal shooting with Alec Baldwin.
10.27.21 CNN - "Rust" script supervisor has evidence that will be "helpful" in investigation, attorney says. Attorney Gloria Allred says her client, "Rust" script supervisor Mamie Mitchell, has evidence which will be "helpful in this investigation" and has been interviewed by law enforcement.
10.27.21 The New York Times - The Mushy Middle - A look at public opinion about abortion in Texas. Most Americans believe that abortion should generally be legal early in pregnancies and restricted later. Public opinion has barely moved in decades and is similar across women and men. Click here to see a picture of attorney Gloria Allred in 1989 with Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" whose search for a legal abortion led to Roe v. Wade.
10.27.21 Entertainment Tonight - "Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' shooting being independently investigated by Gloria Allred" Allred is representing Mamie Mitchell, the 'Rust' script supervisor who called 911 after the shooting.
10.26.21 Fox News - Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' shooting being independently investigated by Gloria Allred: 'Many unanswered questions' Allred is representing Mamie Mitchell, the 'Rust' script supervisor who called 911 after the shooting.
10.21.21 L.A. Times - "A Los Angeles police officer who acknowledged touching a dead woman's breast while on duty has been ordered to stand trial on a felony charge" David Rojas, 29, who has been with the LAPD for four years, is charged with felony sexual contact with human remains after authorities say he touched Elizabeth Baggett's right breast after the 34-year-old died Oct. 20, 2019. Gloria Allred, who represents Ms. Baggett's family, said Rojas' actions were not just against the law, but also went against "all sense of human decency."
10.21.21 Washington Post - "Dr. Phil pressured a teen to go to a troubled youth ranch where she was sexually assaulted, lawsuit says" In a complaint filed this week in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Hannah Archuleta says she suffered physical and emotional abuse as a result of her October 2019 appearance on the "Dr. Phil" show and subsequent stay at Turn-About Ranch in Escalante, Utah. She is seeking unspecified damages in the suit, which was filed by women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred.
10.08.21 LeedsLive UK - "Claim that R Kelly did not get a fair trial is insulting, says one of his accusers" Bill Cosby's publicist Andrew Wyatt said that the singer had been "railroaded" and blamed institutional racism for last month's conviction - a claim that sparked fury among his victims. Faith Rodgers, 24, was 19 when she met Kelly and alleges he abused her for over a year and knowingly infected her with a sexually transmitted disease. She joined high-profile lawyer Gloria Allred - who represented many of the star's accusers - for a press conference in Los Angeles and criticised Wyatt's comments.
10.07.21 Financial Times - "Will R Kelly's conviction lead to a reckoning for the music industry?" Gloria Allred, a lawyer who has often represented the victims of sexual assault by powerful men (including in the case against film producer Harvey Weinstein), said that "of all the predators that I have pursued... Mr Kelly is the worst". For decades, a culture of sexual abuse has been ignored. Helen Brown asks whether we are at a turning point.
10.06.21 New York Post - "YouTube yanks R. Kelly's channels after his conviction in sex-trafficking trial" YouTube has removed R. Kelly's channels from the video platform after the disgraced R&B superstar was found guilty of sexually abusing women, girls and boys over decades. Gloria Allred represented several of R. Kelly's accusers in the case against him.
10.06.21 Winston-Salem Journal - "UNCSA chancellor plans listening sessions with students on sexual abuse law" Seven alumni who attended UNCSA's high school program in the 1980s filed the lawsuit in Forsyth Superior Court on Sept. 29. They also filed individual lawsuits with the N.C. Industrial Commission. They are represented by Gloria Allred, a California attorney known for representing sexual-abuse victims of Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby and R. Kelly. The plaintiffs are also being represented by a local law firm led by Greensboro attorney Lisa Lanier.
10.05.21 CNN - "Lawsuit alleges past culture of sexual abuse at University of North Carolina School of the Arts" Former students who brought the lawsuit allege that during that time a culture of sexual abuse was "widely known" and ignored or condoned by school administrators, their lawsuit states. Gloria Allred and local North Carolina attorneys representing the seven plaintiffs filed the litigation under the SAFE Child Act, state legislation that opened an avenue for sexual abuse claims with expired statutes of limitation.
10.03.21 Fox 11 - This week on The Issue Is: Elex Michaelson goes one-on-one with Gov. Gavin Newsom to discuss life after the recall election. Gloria Allred and Paxton Smith join the show to discuss abortion rights. Dave Rubin also stops by to discuss Larry Elder and California's vaccine mandates.
10.03.21 BET - "Baton Rouge Lawmaker Strips R. Kelly Of 'Key To The City' She Once Presented To Him" Kelly was found guilty on all nine counts of racketeering and sex trafficking in the high-profile case, which featured hours of graphic testimony from several of the singer's accusers and eyewitnesses to his illicit behavior. After the verdict, celebrity attorney and women's rights advocate Gloria Allred described Kelly as "the worst" sexual predator she's seen in her 47-year legal career.
10.03.21 Pasadena Now - "Women March (And Caravan) to Protest Restrictive Abortion Law in Texas" Women took the streets of Pasadena, downtown Los Angeles and other locations around the Southland as part of a nationwide series of demonstrations against Texas' near-total abortion ban, organizers said Sunday. Paxton Smith, the Texas student whose valedictorian speech went viral for speaking in opposition to Texas' abortion law, appeared with women's rights attorney Gloria Allred.
10.03.21 The News & Observer - "Lawsuit alleges history of sex abuse at UNCSA" A lawsuit filed by Gloria Allred, Lisa Lanier and alumni of the UNC School of the Arts in Winston Salem, N.C., alleges rampant sexual abuse by faculty members in the 1980s.
10.02.21 ABC 7 - Thousands of people took to the streets in downtown Los Angeles and other locations across Southern California on Saturday to support reproductive rights, part of a nationwide series of demonstrations against Texas' near-total abortion ban. Rep. Karen Bass, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda Solis and Supervisor Holly Mitchell were set to speak, along with actresses Alyssa Milano and Patricia and Rosanna Arquette. Paxton Smith, the Texas student whose valedictorian speech went viral for speaking in opposition to Texas' abortion law, also appeared with feminist attorney Gloria Allred.
10.02.21 Spectrum News1 - "Hundreds take to sidewalks in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood Women's Marches" The women's rights movement was alive and well on the Westside Saturday, as two rallies drove hundreds of people to raise signs, march and chant for women's reproductive rights in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. The Beverly Hills rally was headlined by women's rights activist Gloria Allred, who told her own story of nearly dying from an unsafe abortion, but capped by Texas teenager Paxton Smith.
10.01.21 Politico - "Did Jeffrey Epstein's Victims Fund Protect His Allies?" The notorious sex predator's estate said it would compensate his victims. But those who took money feel shortchanged while almost $200 million remains in Epstein's trust. Gloria Allred, who represents 20 alleged Epstein victims and has represented clients in abuse cases against men such as Bill Cosby, said she believed Epstein's victims "should have been compensated with a much larger share of Epstein's estate."
09.28.21 CBS Mornings - "Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly is now a convicted felon after a jury found him guilty on all charges in a racketeering and sex trafficking trial. He could face decades in prison." Gloria Allred represents several of R. Kelly's victims, including Lizette Martinez featured in this report.
09.28.21 ABC News Nightline - "R. Kelly found guilty on all counts in sex-trafficking trial, faces life in prison" One of the R&B singer's victims, Angela, testified at the trial and is featured in this video. Attorney Gloria Allred represents Angela and several other victims of R. Kelly.
09.28.21 Evening Standard - "R Kelly branded 'worse predator than Jeffrey Epstein and Harvey Weinstein' as R&B star faces up to 100 years behind bars" Attorney Gloria Allred spoke out after the "I Believe I Can Fly" singer was found guilty of exploiting his status to operate a coercive scheme to sexually abuse women and children over years. Ms. Allred represents several of Kelly's victims.
09.28.21 Daily Voice - "R. Kelly Convicted Of Child Sex Assaults, Sex Trafficking By Federal Jurors In NYC" R&B singer R. Kelly could spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of running a decades-long sex trafficking ring -- one that included children as victims -- following a high-profile trial full of graphic testimony. Attorney Gloria Allred represents several of R. Kelly's victims.
09.28.21 WTVA News - "R. Kelly victims react to verdict: 'I'm ready to start living my life free from fear,' one says" Prosecutors and attorneys are praising several victims of R. Kelly for testifying at his trial. After the singer was found guilty Monday of federal crimes that could land him in prison for decades, some of those victims were speaking out again. Attorney Gloria Allred represents several of Kelly's victims.
09.28.21 CBS Mornings with Gayle King - "Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly is now a convicted felon after a jury found him guilty Monday on all charges in a racketeering and sex trafficking trial. He could face decades in prison." Attorney Gloria Allred represents several of his victims.
09.27.21 Radar Online - Attorney Gloria Allred is speaking out on behalf of her clients after R. Kelly's guilty verdict, labeling him "more powerful and dangerous" than any other sexual predator she's come across in her nearly 50-year career.
09.27.21 The Guardian - "R Kelly found guilty on racketeering and sex trafficking charges" After R Kelly was convicted in his sex trafficking trial, attorney Gloria Allred, who represented several of Kelly's alleged victims, said the R&B singer is 'the worst' predator she has ever pursued in her 47 years of practicing law.
09.27.21 The Independent - "R Kelly: Aaliyah fans say 'justice' has arrived after guilty verdict" The musician was convicted on all charges by a jury in New York. Attorney Gloria Allred represents three of the six victims for whom charges were filed in this case and who testified at this trial. In addition, Ms. Allred represents two other key witnesses who testified, and another victim, Jane Doe No. 9, who was prepared to testify, but who was not called.
09.08.21 ABC 7 - "Parent speaks out after hidden camera found in girls bathroom at IE high school" Stefani did not reveal her last name, but made her remarks during a virtual news conference hosted by attorney Gloria Allred, who says she represents numerous students and parents in the case.
09.02.21 Washington Blade - "Lesbian survivor of sexual abuse reveals her 'Untold' story" A remarkable film debut from Gina Garcia featuring former Calvin Klein model Jennifer Rubin and esteemed womens' rights attorney Gloria Allred.
08.27.21 "Strong Women: Gloria Steinem, Gloria Allred and Rep. Carolyn Maloney Sound Off on Women's Equality Day." Attorney Gloria Allred joined Gloria Steinem and Rep. Carolyn Maloney at Rizzoli's in Manhattan on Women's Equality Day and on the occasion of the launch of Rep. Maloney's new children's book, "Strong Women."
08.11.21 CFRA 580 - The Evan Solomon Show - Canadian radio host, Evan Solomon, interviews attorney Gloria Allred, who represents three of the women accusing Gov. Cuomo of sexual harassment, discusses his resignation, the allegations against him and what could happen next. They also discuss the MeToo movement and how it has evolved.
08.11.21 Good Morning America - "New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces resignation." Cuomo announced Tuesday that he will resign from office following accusations and an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct from a number of women. Attorney Gloria Allred comments as she represents the state trooper who has made allegations against the Governor.
08.05.21 Newsmax TV - "Cuomo accuser speaks out: He was 'arrogant,' he didn't care, in front of my husband, kids" Sherry Vill, one of the 11 accusers of embattled NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaks out to Newsmax's Eric Bolling, with victim's rights attorney Gloria Allred.
08.04.21 ABC News Nightline - "Cuomo engaged in pattern of sexual harassment, NY AG report alleges" Cuomo accuser Sherry Vill, represented by attorney Gloria Allred, was one of the 179 people investigators interviewed and is featured in this video.
08.03.21 The Balance on Newsmax - Gloria Allred: Cuomo is not above the law - Eric Bolling speaks with attorney Gloria Allred about the NY Attorney General's explosive report finding that NY Governor Andrew Cuomo engaged in a pattern of sexual harassment, and the possibility of Gov. Cuomo's impeachment or resignation.
07.29.21 East Bay Times - "Judge finds Cuba Gooding Jr. liable in rape accuser's civil trial" U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty in Manhattan granted a default judgment on Gooding's liability to the plaintiff, known as Jane Doe, without addressing the merits of her accusations. "Mr. Gooding failed to respond to the serious allegations made by our client," Doe's lawyer Gloria Allred said in a statement. "We look forward to the hearing."
07.29.21 KFI AM 640 - Hearing Set on Defense's Challenge to Three Counts Against Harvey Weinstein - Attorney Gloria Allred, who said she represents two of the alleged victims, said last week that it was "long overdue" for Weinstein to appear in a courtroom in connection with the Los Angeles case.
07.21.21 LA Times - "Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape charges in L.A" Gloria Allred represents two of the women whose allegations led to charges in the Los Angeles case, and several other women who could serve as witnesses against Weinstein at trial.
07.20.21 USA Today - "Harvey Weinstein extradited to California for new trial on sex-crime charges." Harvey Weinstein is on his way to California today, bringing an end to his long effort to avoid or delay extradition to face more sex-crime charges in Los Angeles County. Mr. Weinstein faces 11 felony counts of sexual assault, including forcible rape, against five women in encounters at Beverly Hills hotels dating back to 2004. Los Angeles lawyer Gloria Allred, who represented some of his accusers in the New York trial and also represents two accusers in the Los Angeles case, said his extradition is "long overdue."
07.16.21 Daily Express - Meghan Markle more popular with young people 'because she isn't an English aristocrat'. Aged 11, she wrote a complaint letter to Procter & Gamble after she found its Ivory dishwashing soap advert sexist. She also penned letters on this issue to the then US First Lady Hillary Clinton, journalist Linda Ellerbee, and women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred.
07.12.21 WGN Radio - Renowned civil rights attorney Gloria Allred returns to Legal Face-Off to talk about the latest with Bill Cosby's prison release and Judy Huth's pending civil litigation against him.
07.06.21 Radar - "Tristan Thompson's Alleged Fling Sydney Chase Flirts With Rapper The Game Amid Public Battle With Khloé Kardashian's Ex" Ms. Chase quickly hired powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred to represent her in the matter.
07.02.21 CBS DFW - 'Not Passing The Torch, Sharing It', Gloria Allred Celebrates 80th Birthday With Lake Highlands High Valedictorian Paxton Smith - Smith caught the nation's attention when she tore up her high school graduation speech and instead spoke passionately against recent laws that restrict a woman's right to choose abortion. "I look up to Gloria," said the 18-year-old during a press conference July 2.
07.02.21 The Issue Is: with Elex Michaelson - Happy 80th birthday @GloriaAllred! She's our most frequent guest on @TheIssueIsShow & my number one dance partner. I appreciate her fearlessness, feistiness, and funniness. Whatever you think of her politics, she's an original who couldn't be warmer to both sides backstage.
07.02.21 The Atlanta Journal Constitution - "Bill Cosby planning his post-prison comeback" "Mr. Cosby is not home free," said celebrity attorney Gloria Allred, who is pursuing a civil case against the entertainer on behalf of a Los Angeles accuser.
06.22.21 Billboard - "Chris Brown Accused of Assaulting a Woman in Los Angeles" The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating Chris Brown after the singer was accused of hitting a woman in a Los Angeles home on Friday night. In 2017 an unnamed woman named Brown in a lawsuit after she was allegedly raped during a party at his home, which her attorney Gloria Allred described as "one of the most horrific sexual assault cases" she's seen in her career.
06.11.21 Mirror - "Armie Hammer's controversies as he admits himself into rehab for booze and sex problems." On March 18 a 24-year-old woman called Effie alleged that the actor raped her and beat her in 2017. Armie says that their encounter was consensual. Speaking at a Zoom press conference alongside her lawyer, Gloria Allred, Effie claimed Armie "left with no concern for my well-being".
06.07.21 BuzzFeed News - "Want To Have Sex With A Celeb? Sign An NDA." It seems to be more and more common to be asked to sign NDAs before one-night stands or romantic relationships with celebrities and other prominent people, according to four entertainment lawyers - including Gloria Allred and Dinah Perez - as well as publicists Jeremy Lemur and Michael Whiteacre, and women who've been asked to sign them.
05.27.21 Hollywood Reporter - In #MeToo Era, Defense Attorneys Combat "an Assumption of Wrongdoing". In the digital age, gossip sites, aggregated news coverage and social media firestorms cause explosive allegations to spread like wildfire, challenging attorneys tasked with defending the accused.
05.27.21 RadioTimes - RadioTimes.com sat down with the co-creator of Friends, Marta Kauffman, ahead of the long-awaited reunion special. Kauffman has gone on to co-create Grace and Frankie and produce documentaries such as Seeing Allred, about high-profile women's rights attorney Gloria Allred.
05.14.21 The Things - Khloé Kardashian Trolled After Revealing Surrogacy Plans With NBA star Tristan Thompson. Meanwhile Sydney Chase, who claims she had a fling with Thompson, has hired famed lawyer Gloria Allred.
05.14.21 Heavy.com - Scott Peterson's Appeal in 2021: Update on His New Trial. Peterson's unknowing mistress, Amber Frey, is prepared to take the stand again if Scott Peterson is granted a new trial, attorney Gloria Allred told KPIX in April 2021.
05.06.21 ScreenRant - The 10 Best Documentaries On Netflix Featuring Strong, Empowered Women. These great documentaries feature strong and empowered women, from Taylor Swift to Gloria Allred, and all are both compelling and inspiring!
05.06.21 Page Six - Armie Hammer seen for first time since March rape allegation. The "Call Me by Your Name" actor was spotted publicly in the Cayman Islands for the first time since a woman named Effie came forward and accused him of rape in March at a press conference alongside her attorney Gloria Allred.
05.03.21 Oxygen.com - "Scott Peterson's Sister-In-Law Says She Has Evidence That Could Exonerated Him, Believes Laci Was Killed By Burglars." Last year, the California Supreme Court overturned the 2005 death sentence for Scott Peterson. A new trial has been ordered for the penalty phase of the case, and a review is underway to determine if there was juror misconduct in his trial. It's unclear whether Scott Peterson will receive a new trial for the murder conviction. The attorney for Amber Frey (Mr. Peterson's mistress who helped police by recording conversations with him) is Gloria Allred. Ms. Allred said in an interview on CNN's HLN last month that her client is ready to testify if necessary.
04.29.21 790 KABC - Why in the world would Scott Peterson get a new trial? Amber Frey was a key witness in Peterson's trial. Frey's attorney Gloria Allred said her client is not looking forward to testifying, but will do so for the cause of justice.
04.28.21 ET Canada - Armie Hammer's Aunt To Reveal Family Secrets In New Docuseries. Armie hit headlines earlier this year over some leaked DMs, in which he reportedly said: "I am 100% a cannibal." He's also currently under investigation by Los Angeles Police for sexual assault. One woman, represented by Gloria Allred, has accused Hammer of rape.
04.28.21 Daily Mail - Idaho becomes second state this week to enact a 'fetal heartbeat' law banning abortions after 6 weeks before many women know they are pregnant. See a photo of Attorney Gloria Allred, and Norma McCorvey, who was known as 'Jane Roe' in the landmark Roe vs. Wade court case, at a pro-choice rally in Burbank, Calif., on July 4, 1989.
04.27.21 Daily Mail - 'Have I touched people? Yes.' Governor Andrew Cuomo admits he is tactile but denies being a groper after NINE women accused him of being a pest. One of Governor Cuomo's accusers, Sherry Vill, is represented by Attorney Gloria Allred.
04.27.21 CBS San Francisco - If convicted killer Scott Peterson is awarded a new trial, the star witness in the case nearly 20 years ago, Amber Frey, is again ready to take the stand, according to her attorney, Gloria Allred.
04.11.21 Fox News - Harvey Weinstein secretly indicted on rape charges by grand jury in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles DA's office has not responded to Fox News' inquiries on the secret indictment so far. Weinstein's attorney in the LA case and an attorney for two of the five accusers, Gloria Allred, have both declined to comment.
04.11.21 OtakuKart - When Will Bill Cosby Get Out Of Prison? Full Assault Story. Gloria Allred, a high-profile attorney, represented 33 victims of Bill Cosby.
04.11.21 Fox News - Harvey Weinstein secretly indicted on rape charges by grand jury in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles DA's office has not responded to Fox News' inquiries on the secret indictment so far. Weinstein's attorney in the LA case and an attorney for two of the five accusers, Gloria Allred, have both declined to comment.
04.10.21 Fox 11 News Los Angeles - 4.10.21 - The Issue Is: Dee Dee Myers, Gloria Allred and Elisha Krauss. This week, Dee Dee Myers discusses California's plans to safely reopen businesses June 15. Gloria Allred and Elisha Krauss debate the recall, vaccine passports and more.
04.08.21 One America News Network - Governor Cuomo has insisted the sexual misconduct claims made by all 10 accusers are false. For more on the growing number of accusations against Cuomo, here's One America's Caitlin Sinclair, who sat down with the attorney of one of his accusers, Gloria Allred.
04.08.21 One America News Network - One-On-One With Cuomo Accuser Attorney Gloria Allred. Governor Cuomo has insisted the sexual misconduct claims made by all 10 accusers are false. One America's Caitlin Sinclair sat down with the attorney of one of his accusers.
04.08.21 One America News Network - One-On-One With Cuomo Accuser Attorney Gloria Allred. Governor Cuomo has insisted the sexual misconduct claims made by all 10 accusers are false. One America's Caitlin Sinclair sat down with the attorney of one of his accusers.
04.06.21 Sherry Vill, 55, claims the New York Governor grabbed her face and kissed her on both cheeks, 'aggressively and in a sexual manner' in 2017. Her attorney, Gloria Allred, said Monday that Vill had 'just completed the interview' with investigators appointed by NY Attorney General Letitia James
04.01.21 Fox 13 - Former Springville High teacher responds to allegations of inappropriate conduct. Gloria Allred, one of the nation's leading women's rights attorneys, interviewed with FOX 13. Though not connected with this specific case, Allred said harassment often lands in civil court and not necessarily in a criminal court of law.
03.30.21 Today - Another woman has come forward to accuse embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior, offering what she says is proof that backs up her claim. The woman, Sherry Vill, is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.
03.26.21 Good Day LA - USC has agreed to pay $842 million dollars to over 700 women who said they were sexually abused by former campus gynecologist George Tyndall. Gloria Allred and co-counsel John Carpenter represented dozens of these women and some of them joined a Zoom call to discuss what this settlement means.
03.26.21 Inside Edition - The University of Southern California announced Thursday that it will pay over $1.1. billion in retributions to patients of an on-campus gynecologist who allegedly sexually abused and preyed on generations of patients. Gloria Allred and co-counsel John Carpenter represented dozens of these patients.
03.25.21 Daily Mail - USC agrees to pay $1.1 billion damages to thousands of female sexual assault victims of college gynecologist George Tyndall. Gloria Allred's firm, Allred, Maroko & Goldberg - and her co-counsel, Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley, represent 72 of the 702 women who have come forward with allegations of harassment against Tyndall.
03.23.21 Crain's New York Business - The sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo have jump-started conversations about workplace harassment in New York. "I would say the problem is severe, and I would say the problem is pervasive," said Gloria Allred, a leading women's rights lawyer.
03.23.21 Deadline - Theatrical release of the Movie 'Death On The Nile' Floats Away To 2022 Amid Armie Hammer LAPD Investigation. News of the LAPD's probe of Hammer emerged Thursday after a Gloria Allred-led press conference.
03.23.21 BuzzFeed - Bhad Bhabie, Paris Hilton, and many more are joining the #BreakingCodeSilence movement to talk about abuse they faced at facilities for "troubled teens." Danielle Bregoli, aka Bhad Bhabie, felt like it was her time to share her story after a young woman named Hannah Archuleta filed a lawsuit against Turn-About Ranch for sexual assault. Gloria Allred is representing Archuleta in the case.
03.23.21 GMA - Hollywood actor Armie Hammer accused of sexual assault. The allegations were made during a virtual news conference alongside high-profile women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred on Thursday, March 18.
03.18.21 Law & Crime - A woman said on Thursday that actor Armie Hammer raped her for over four hours in a 2017 incident in Los Angeles, California. He "repeatedly slammed my head against a wall, bruising my face," said the woman, who stepped forward as Effie Angelova. Ms. Angelova is represented by her attorney, Gloria Allred.
03.18.21 AP - LA police: Armie Hammer under sexual assault investigation. Earlier Thursday at a video news conference with attorney Gloria Allred, a woman said that on April 24, 2017, in Los Angeles, Hammer raped her.
03.18.21 Fox 11 News - "Actor Armie Hammer accused of raping woman" The 24-year-old woman, who identified herself only as Effie, made the allegations during a news conference over Zoom alongside her attorney, Gloria Allred.
03.17.21 Washington Post - Ghislaine Maxwell stands accused of procuring and grooming underage girls to satisfy the boundless sexual appetite of her onetime lover, the billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell's attempts to be released pending her trial have been greeted with outrage by some of Epstein's accusers. Gloria Allred represents 20 Epstein accusers. See Ms. Allred's comments here.
03.14.21 Today Show Australia - See Gloria Allred's interview regarding the momentum of the Me Too movement. Ms. Allred comments on Harvey Weinstein marking one year in prison, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and the multiple Australian politicians facing allegations.
03.11.21 BuzzFeed News - "COVID's Day Of Reckoning In The US: An Oral History" More than 60 people - including attorney Gloria Allred - told us what it was like on March 11, 2020, the day COVID swallowed everything. Ms. Allred recalls the sentencing of Harvey Weinstein.
03.10.21 Business Insider - UK tabloids called Harry and Meghan's interview the 'worst royal crisis in 85 years,' seemingly forgetting Prince Andrew's alleged sex offenses. "Allegations about him are far worse than the allegations about Meghan Markle. Prince Andrew was a working royal when he became a friend of Jeffrey Epstein, who was a sexual predator," said Gloria Allred. Ms. Allred represents 20 victims of Epstein.
03.10.21 Daily Mail - "Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signs law banning all abortions in the state except to save the lives of mothers" See attorney Gloria Allred with Norma McCorvey, who was known as 'Jane Roe' in the landmark Roe vs. Wade court case. The pair appeared at a pro-choice rally in Burbank, Calif., on July 4, 1989.
03.10.21 BBC World News - Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of helping convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein groom young girls, and is being held in U.S. federal prison. Her brother, Ian Maxwell, says Ghislaine's U.S. jail conditions are degrading and amount to torture. Gloria Allred represents 20 victims of Epstein. See Ms. Allred's comments here.
03.09.21 The Guardian - Gloria Allred accuses palace of using Meghan Markle to take focus off Prince Andrew. Ms. Allred suggests bullying inquiry is "calculated decision" with prince mired in Epstein controversy.
03.09.21 Daily Mail - Buckingham Palace is trying to distract from Prince Andrew by investigating Meghan Markle's "bullying", lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein's victims claim. Gloria Allred represents 20 of the disgraced financier's accusers. See Ms. Allred's comments here.
03.08.21 Iowa State Daily - "Women's Week lecture discusses legal accountability in the #MeToo era" Gloria Allred discussed accountability and empowerment for victims of sexual harassment and assault during a lecture for Iowa State's Women's Week series.
03.05.21 Avvo Stories - "5 extraordinary women in the legal profession." Avvo is acknowledging these five groundbreaking women in the legal profession in honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day. Attorney Gloria Allred is among this prestigious group. Each has spent years fighting for justice, from the smallest mediation rooms all the way to the Supreme Court.
03.05.21 Yahoo News UK - Prince Andrew withdrew from his royal duties in November 2019 after a disastrous interview in which he failed to apologise for his friendship with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Gloria Allred, one of the lawyers involved in the US case against Epstein, spoke with Yahoo News UK . See Ms. Allred's comments here.
03.03.21 Iowa State Daily - The Women's Week Conference, which is March 8 through 12 in the Memorial Union and online, is hosting a number of notable women who are leaders in their respective fields, including women's rights attorney Gloria Allred.
03.03.21 The Washington Post - The Washington Football Team on Wednesday announced the cheerleaders will be replaced by a coed dance squad, less than one month after it halted its all-female program, following a confidential settlement with ex-cheerleaders who were unwitting subjects of lewd videos. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented about 20 former cheerleaders, said she hopes the team "focuses on becoming a leader in improving the pay and working conditions of cheerleaders and establishing a program which assures that cheerleaders are free of sexual harassment and exploitation."
03.01.21 ABC WHAM - "Experts: Sexual harassment usually part of a pattern" The allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo have put a spotlight on sexual harassment. When it comes to workplace harassment, attorney Gloria Allred, who is not representing any of Cuomo's accusers, believes where there is smoke, often, there is fire. See Ms. Allred's comments here.
03.01.21 TMZ - "Loss of LAPD's RHD Sex Crimes Unit Hurts High-Profile Cases, Cops Say" Famed attorney Gloria Allred -- who reps many alleged victims of rape, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse -- has called out the LAPD for eliminating the Sex Crimes Unit.
02.26.21 Deseret News - Motivated to come forward after Paris Hilton's allegations of abuse at a Provo center for troubled teens, a Colorado woman is suing a different Utah program. Turn-About Ranch in Escalante punished Hannah Archuleta after she reported sexual assaults by an employee, she alleges in her lawsuit filed Wednesday in Garfield County's 6th District Court. "There appears to be a major problem in Utah," Archuleta's attorney, Gloria Allred, said in reference to the residential rehab facilities for teens.
02.26.21 The Sun - A youth residential treatment center, backed by Dr Phil in the past, is being sued after a guest on his show claimed she was sexually assaulted there. Gloria Allred, Hannah Archuleta's lawyer, filed a lawsuit this week against Turn-About Ranch in which she alleges an instructor at the ranch twice sexually assaulted her client.
02.25.21 Times Union - A lawsuit filed by Hannah Archuleta on Wednesday in Utah's 6th District Court alleged that she was sexually assaulted multiple times in 2019 by a male staff member at Turn-About Ranch, a youth residential treatment center. Ms. Archuleta is represented by Gloria Allred.
02.25.21 VIDEOAGE - To celebrate Women's History Month, the "Modern Hero TV" marathon will stream all day on March 13 on FilmRise. Modern Hero TV is a new documentary series that showcases inspiring women, including equality pioneer Gloria Allred, among others.
02.24.21 Fox13 News - Sexual abuse allegations by a teen against Turn-About Ranch in Escalante were announced today in a lawsuit filed by women's rights attorney Gloria Allred and Utah attorney April Hollingsworth.
02.24.21 Salt Lake Tribune - "Woman Says She Was Punished At Turn-About Ranch After Reporting A Sexual Assault" Hannah Archuleta is now suing Turn-About Ranch, alleging the facility was negligent in hiring the male staffer who assaulted her, and intentionally inflicted emotional distress on her. She is represented by Gloria Allred.
02.12.21 Fox News - "Ex-Washington cheerleaders settle claims with team: reports" Cheerleaders accused owner Daniel Snyder of fostering an environment where sexual misconduct would go unpunished. Gloria Allred represented the former cheerleaders.
02.11.21 Daily Mail - "Washington Football Team cheerleaders reach confidential settlement after discovering they featured in two 'lewd' 10-minute videos secretly made by employees from outtakes of their 2008 and 2010 swimsuit calendar" Gloria Allred represented the former cheerleaders.
01.29.21 The Anderson Valley Advertiser - The writer discusses California politics, and mentions the influence attorney Gloria Allred and her client had on the governor's race between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman.
01.27.21 BBC Three - "Music's Dirty Secrets: Women Fight Back" How safe is the music industry for women? A new BBC Three documentary investigates how the music industry deals with assault allegations. Gloria Allred represents one of the women featured in this article, Kristen Knight.
01.16.21 9News - "Donald Trump has been accused of sexual assault by many women" One of his accusers, Summer Zervos, claims he kissed her very aggressively and placed his hand on her breast. Zervos made the allegations during a press conference with the attorney Gloria Allred in 2016.
01.15.21 The Elkhart Truth - "26 women have publicly accused President Trump of sexual misconduct" Jessica Drake, represented by attorney Gloria Allred, alleged Trump behaved in a sexually inappropriate way toward her.
01.14.21 Daily Mail - "A former Boston firefighter who said she was sexually harassed by male colleagues while on the job, then denied a better position as retaliation for reporting the harassment, has received a $3.2 million settlement from the city" The agreement with Nathalie Fontanez was finalized last month, said her attorneys, who include Gloria Allred.
01.13.21 Law360 - "Boston Strikes $3.3M Deal In Firefighter's Sex Assault Case" Nathalie Fontanez is represented by Gloria Allred and Michael Maroko of Allred Maroko & Goldberg, Jonathan Margolis of Powers Jodoin Margolis & Mantell LLP and Beth Myers of Burns & Levinson LLP.
01.13.21 Boston Globe - "Former Boston firefighter reaches $3.2 million settlement with city" Nathalie Fontanez was harassed and sexually assaulted on the job, then subjected to retaliation for reporting the assault. One of Nathalie's attorneys, Gloria Allred, called her "a true pioneer in the battle to win equal rights for women as firefighters".
01.12.21 San Francisco Chronicle - "Boston firefighter sex discrimination case settled for $3.2M" The agreement with Nathalie Fontanez was finalized last month, said her attorneys, who include Gloria Allred.
Founder of a Pre-eminent National Law Firm
Gloria Allred is a founding partner of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg, one of the pre-eminent employment law firms in the country. Her firm has won national prominence through many precedent-setting cases over the course of more than 40 years.
The firm handles cases involving employment law, discrimination, sexual harassment, and victims’ rights, including representing victims of rape and sexual assault. The firm is also well-known for successfully handling high-profile cases.
With the other attorneys of her firm, Gloria has been involved in some of the most defining cases of our day, involving Donald Trump, O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson, Scott Peterson, and Robert Blake, as well as one of the earliest sexual abuse suits against the Catholic Church. At the same time, she has played a role in many groundbreaking legal decisions that have forever changed our lives for the better.