His problem was that he spoke to lawyers. He should have been speaking to a decision maker. And said less.
'I'm not f---ing around': Prosecutors outlined brazen details on how Michael Avenatti allegedly attempted to extort more than $20 million from Nike
Attorney Michael Avenatti allegedly tried to extort Nike for over $20 million, and New York prosecutors laid out the details in charging documents filed on Monday. Avenatti threatened to "use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial & reputational harm on the company if his demands were not met," according to the documents. The charges were made public shortly after Avenatti tweeted he would hold a press conference on Tuesday morning to "disclose a major high school/college basketball scandal perpetrated by @Nike that we have uncovered. This criminal conduct reaches the highest levels of ... (full story)