Former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti sentenced to two and a half years for Nike extortion case

The lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against former president Trump was given two and a half years in prison by a federal judge in a New York court on Thursday. Avenatti was convicted for trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike in February 2020. He is currently awaiting two more federal criminal trials for allegedly defrauding clients in California and New York. One trial is set to begin next week, while the other will commence next year.