Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti was convicted Friday of all three charges related his efforts to extort up to $25 million from athletic apparel giant Nike.
The verdict in U.S. District Court in Manhattan came two years after Avenatti gained widespread notoriety for his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her legal disputes with President Donald Trump.
ABC News reports:
A federal jury in Manhattan has convicted attorney Michael Avenatti of trying to extort Nike.
Avenatti was found guilty Friday afternoon of honest services wire fraud, extortion and transmitting a threat in an interstate communications charges.
He could face up to 42 years in prison.