Michael Avenatti is famous these days as Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, but he made his mark in legal circles last year for winning a gigantic punitive damages award.
Avenatti went toe-to-toe with a top-notch team from King & Spalding in a California class action over “leaky” surgical gowns by Kimberly-Clark and spin-off Halyard Health. He walked away with a verdict of $3.9 million in compensatory damages and a stunning $450 million in punitive damages.
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