12.16.19 – Attorney Gloria Allred and client, Mahim Khan, met today with the Beverly Hills police department to discuss conducting an investigation to determine whether the conduct of her former employer, Alki David, also constitutes sexual battery under the criminal law. Ms. Khan won a verdict of 58 million, 250 thousand dollars in her civil case against Mr. David for battery, sexual battery and sexual harassment.
12.02.19 – The law firm of Allred, Maroko and Goldberg are very happy to announce one of the largest sexual harassment punitive damage awards in American legal history in the victory of our client, Mahim Khan, in her case against billionaire Alki David. AMG law partners Gloria Allred, Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Leal and Renee Mochkatel had a press conference today to discuss the compensatory and punitive damages awarded in this case. They were joined by two of the jurors, Cole Garrison and Reg Green, who shared their point of view on the trial.
11.21.19 – Teala Davies, a survivor of child sexual abuse by Jeffrey Epstein, joined her attorney, Gloria Allred, for a press conference in New York City. A lawsuit was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for Teala Davies against the estate of Mr. Epstein alleging battery, assault, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Ms. Davies and Ms. Allred discuss the impact that Jeffrey Epstein’s predatory behavior had on Ms. Davies’ life. Ms. Allred also relays her thoughts on a recent statement by Prince Andrew with regards to this case.
11.18.19 – “Jane Doe 15,” a survivor of Jeffrey Epstein, joined attorney Gloria Allred today for a press conference in her Los Angeles office to tell Ms. Doe’s story about meeting Jeffrey Epstein when she was 15 years. Today a lawsuit was filed in New York on behalf of “Jane Doe 15” against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein. She wished to speak out about what she suffered as a result of meeting Mr. Epstein and those who were employed by him or were associated with him, and how that has affected her life.
09.26.19 – Today is the one-year anniversary of the incarceration of Bill Cosby. Attorney Gloria Allred reflects on the brave and courageous women who spoke their truth and sought justice in this case.
08.27.19 – Today the Honorable Richard M. Berman held a hearing in New York in the matter of the case against Jeffrey Epstein, who died on August 10th while in custody at the Manhattan Correctional Center. The Judge allowed victims of Jeffrey Epstein or their counsel to read their victim impact statements into the court record, if they chose to do so. Many statements were read, and it was a powerful day for those affected to speak their truth and be heard. Here are two statements from clients of attorney Allred which were read into the record -from Jane Doe and from Teala Davies.
08.22.19 – Today the North Dakota Supreme Court issued a ruling that throws out the life sentence of William Hoehn on a charge of conspiracy to commit kidnapping in the case of Savanna Greywind’s murder. He has been remanded for resentencing. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents the Greywind family, made a statement about this disappointing and unexpected decision.
08.19.19 – Today marks the two-year anniversary of the tragic death of young, mother-to-be, Savanna Greywind. Attorney Gloria Allred made this statement reflecting on the cruel loss of Savanna, and what needs to change and what has been learned as a result of this crime.
08.13.19 – A press conference was held today with our client, Shari Drerup, an experienced pilot of over 14 years, and attorneys Gloria Allred and Dolores Leal. Despite Ms. Drerup’s background, training and experience, she has become a victim of sex discrimination and a double standard for female vs. male pilots in her employment.
08.08.19 – Ventura County Superior Court, Criminal Division – Attorney Gloria Allred was present at the sentencing of Neil David Kimball, an L.A. County sheriff’s sex crimes investigator accused of raping a teenager, Jane Doe, after having been assigned to investigate her previous sexual assault allegations. Kimball pled guilty to lesser charges of committing a lewd act with a child and unlawful sexual intercourse, and was sentenced to the maximum term of three years in state prison as well as being ordered to register as a sex offender and pay the victim $50,000 for her pain and suffering. Attorney Gloria Allred was there and read the impact statement written by the teenage victim in court. Impact statements by Jane Doe and her father to follow by clicking on this paragraph.
08.05.19 – A press conference was held today in attorney Gloria Allred’s office with her client, Lizzette Martinez. Ms. Martinez shared her thoughts on recent R. Kelly developments and untrue comments made by the defense counsel of R. Kelly about the alleged victims. Ms. Allred commented on new charges filed today in Minneapolis against Mr. Kelly, as well as the harmful and untrue comments made by Mr. Kelly’s defense attorney, Douglas Anton, regarding the alleged victims of his client, many of whom were underage and unable to legally consent to sex with Robert Kelly.
08.02.19 – R. Kelly appeared today to be arraigned in federal court in New York, where he was denied bail. Attorney Gloria Allred made this statement afterwards in front of the courthouse to comment on the current situation.
07.22.19 – San Diego, California – Attorney Gloria Allred and her client, reporter Jenny Ravalo, read their statements into the record at the California State Athletic Commission’s meeting, where a decision was made regarding Kubrat Pulev’s Administrative Suspension, which occurred as a result of his forcefully kissing Ms. Ravalo without her consent during their post-fight interview earlier this year. The Commission voted to lift Mr. Pulev’s suspension, as the Commission indicated that he had complied with the conditions they set, but clarified that another violation could result in a lifetime suspension. Attorney Allred pointed out that Mr. Pulev’s employer/promoter, Bob Arum, has continued to make unprofessional and negative remarks about Ms. Ravalo and the need for the suspension, and that Ms. Allred would have liked to see sanctions against Kubrat Pulev and promoter Bob Arum for this continued, inappropriate behavior.
07.11.19 – Attorney Gloria Allred spoke outside the New York Supreme Court today after this morning’s criminal trial hearing related to defendant Harvey Weinstein. Ms. Allred’s statement regarding the Weinstein defense team can be found here.
06.26.19 – A press conference was held today at the Los Angeles office of Gloria Allred due to the news of the arrest today of Dr. George Tyndall, formerly of U.S.C., on criminal charges. Attorney Allred and her Partners represent at least two of the accusers in the criminal case and also represent 62 alleged victims in a related civil lawsuit.
06.25.19 – Attorney Gloria Allred and her client, reporter Jenny Ravalo, share a new development in the case of Kubrat Pulev, the boxer who was recently suspended from boxing by the California State Athletic Commission because of his inappropriate actions towards Ms. Ravalo. The focus of the press conference today was to call for new action against Mr. Pulev’s boxing promoter, Bob Arum, because of critical and false statements Mr. Arum gave in an interview.
06.09.19 – L.A. PRIDE Parade 2019 – “Attorney Gloria Allred participates in the 2019 Pride Parade to demonstrate her respect and support for the LGBT+ community and have some fun with the thousands of people who line the streets of West Hollywood to celebrate. She has proudly participated in the Parade for over 40 years.”
06.01.19 – Mycanal.fr – Bonsoir! – “Harassment: The lawyer who shakes Hollywood” Attorney Gloria Allred is interviewed by French CANAL+/”Bonsoir!” reporter, Dorian Chotard, in her Los Angeles office. They discuss Ms. Allred’s history and perspective, what motivates her, cases where she has represented alleged victims of well-known Hollywood celebrities, and the current tide of women speaking out.
- Video – 5:26 minutes
05.28.19 – Paris, France – Attorneys Gloria Allred and partner, Nathan Goldberg, were in Paris today with their client and her French attorneys for the Confrontation scheduled by the French police. The Confrontation was set due to the police report filed by this young woman accusing celebrity Chris Brown and two other men of victimizing her in January of this year.
05.21.19 – Attorney Gloria Allred was a featured speaker today in support of Stop The Bans (on Abortion) Rally at 5:30 pm ET in Foley Square, New York City. The rally was organized by Planned Parenthood – NYC, and was part of a nationwide Day of Action. Ms. Allred shared her own personal story and reminds us that “Abortion should be safe, legal, affordable and available!” She said, “We will never allow abortions to be criminalized again!” and reminds us that “We are going to wage the fight of our lives!”
05.14.19 – Reporter Jenny Ravalo and Attorney Gloria Allred were present at today’s hearing of the California Athletic Commission regarding their decision related to sexual harassment of Ms. Ravalo by boxer, Kubrat Pulev during a post-fight interview.
04.18.19 – Ginger White joined attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference today in New York to answer an important question. Should Herman Cain withdraw his name from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board? They discuss the allegations of Ginger White that she had a 13-year on again, off again affair with Mr. Cain while he was married, among other allegations of Cain’s sexual harassment toward women, all of which Mr. Cain has denied. The women’s position is that truth and integrity matters, especially for those permitted to obtain an important government appointment.
03.29.19 – A press conference was held today in Rosemont, Illinois with the family of murder victim Lorry Ann Borowski, who was raped, tortured and murdered in 1982 at the age of 21 by Thomas Kokoraleis. This brutal killer was released today from prison in Canton, Illinois after having served 35 years of a 70 year prison sentence.
03.28.19 – Jenny Ravalo, a local reporter, held a press conference today with Attorney Gloria Allred regarding unwanted physical contact by boxer Kubrat Pulev while she was interviewing him after a recent fight.
02.25.19 – Attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference today in Los Angeles with her client Lizzette Martinez, a brave accuser of R. Kelly and who was featured in the Lifetime documentary, “Surviving R. Kelly.” This is Ms. Martinez’ first public statement since Mr. Kelly’s recent arrest where he has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse against three alleged victims who were underage, and one adult.
02.25.19 – Lizzette Martinez has been courageous and decided to speak out today, despite the trauma of Kelly’s victimization of her. Ms. Allred points out that other accusers that she represents “have met with and provided the facts underlying their allegations to law enforcement in a number of different jurisdictions. Defendant Kelly has not testified under oath about these allegations and I suspect he will decline to do so at trial. I think that those facts speak for themselves.”
02.21.19 – Two new accusers of singer R.Kelly, Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington, joined Attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference in New York today. They have decided to speak out in order to encourage others who may have been victimized by him to come forward.
02.21.19 – Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington allege they were teenagers living in Baltimore in 1995 or 1996 when they attended a concert and after party featuring R. Kelly and LL Cool J. Little did they know that their decision to attend those events would leave them with a shocking memory of R. Kelly that they will never forget. Latresa and Rochelle describe in detail the sexual misconduct that they allege they suffered on the night in question as a result of meeting R. Kelly. They also describe the impact that they allege that his inappropriate conduct has had on their lives.
02.05.19 – Attorneys Gloria Allred and co-counsel Cary Wiggins held a press conference today in Atlanta with their client, Pabla Martinez, to announce the filing of a Civil Rights lawsuit which alleges racial discrimination against Pabla and her young daughter by Waffle House, Inc. in Doraville, Georgia.
- 02.05.19 – The lawsuit alleged that the Martinez family were subjected to discriminatory, derogatory and humiliating language and conduct by a manager-cook at the Waffle House, Inc. while there as customers at the restaurant. “We are speaking out today because the type of language and conduct to which our clients were allegedly subjected is completely unacceptable, and if proven should shock the conscience of the community and would violate the law. Every individual has a right to be free of discrimination by a business and every person is entitled to respect and dignity.”
- Statement of Gloria Allred
- Statement of Pabla Martinez
01.19.19 – Gloria asks, “Are you here to speak Truth to Power?”
01.14.19 – Attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference today in New York to respond to threats and retaliation by R. Kelly against one of his alleged victims. The alleged victim and her mother were present at the press conference and spoke. The mother of another young woman who alleges she was victimized by Mr. Kelly also spoke out in support of victims. At the press conference, Ms. Allred presented documentary evidence of the threat and retaliation against one of the alleged victims.
01.14.19 – Faith Rodgers, an alleged victim, her mother Kelly, and Michelle Kramer, the mother of Dominique Gardner, who also allegedly suffered for years from Kelly’s misconduct, discussed Mr. Kelly’s intimidation of his alleged victims into keeping silent about their allegations. Faith had previously filed a lawsuit against Robert Sylvester Kelly aka R. Kelly which is pending in the New York Supreme Court detailing what she alleges is Kelly’s victimization of her. In response to Faith’s lawsuit, Mr. Kelly retaliated against her by threatening to reveal what he alleges are details of her sex life. In addition, he posted private photos of her. One threat was contained in a letter Mr. Kelly wrote to Lydia Hills aka Lydia Agu, an attorney for Ms. Rodgers.
We will be meeting today with the New York City police department who has asked to meet with Faith in furtherance of their investigation into potential victims of R. Kelly. We will offer our full and complete cooperation in their investigation. Prosecutors in Chicago and Atlanta are also seeking information from potential victims and we plan to offer them our cooperation as well.
R. Kelly can look forward to a legacy which will not be his music, but rather the pain and suffering he inflicted on the many vulnerable teenagers and young women who claim they were victimized by him.
“He may rest assured that I will do everything in my power to support those who claim that they are victims.”