Gloria Allred claims she is the victim of a ‘shake-down’

Gloria Allred has attained notoriety as an aggressive lawyer who represents purported victims and often obtains large settlements for them from wealthy parties.  Right now, she is representing women who claim that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them.  Wikipedia’s article on her names a few of the famous cases she has handled (citations omitted): In a legal career that has spanned four decades, Allred has represented a wide variety of clients in civil rights suits that have involved sexual harassment, women's rights, wrongful termination, and employment discrimination. The New Republic has called her "a longtime master of the press conference." She often takes high-profile cases, using press conferences and appearances on television to much effect. Allred has represented many clients in suits against celebrities, including those against Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, Arnold...(Read Full Post)