Who better to be Stormy Daniels’ lawyer against Donald Trump than a Los Angeles attorney who worked for eventual Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, belonged to a firm that sued O.J. Simpson and won a settlement with producers of “The Apprentice”?

“Michael Avenatti’s latest lawsuit against The Donald is a doozy, but it’s not his first,” said the New York Daily News. “It turns out he and his client may have simultaneously been sticking it to Trump in 2006.”

Avenatti, representing Stephanie Clifford (Stormy’s real name), was on NBC Wednesday morning to discuss how the president failed to ink the 2016 confidentiality agreement.

“It was also in 2006 that Avenatti settled a suit with Trump and producer Mark Burnett, alleging they’d lifted one of his clients’ ideas for the hit NBC show ‘The Apprentice,’” which led to a settlement, the Daily News said.

Wikipedia notes that Avenatti, 47, worked at a political opposition and media firm, The Research Group, run by Emanuel (later Barack Obama’s White House chief of staff) and took part in more than 150 campaigns in 42 states, including Joe Biden’s U.S. Senate campaign.

“After law school, Avenatti worked at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles, … alongside Daniel M. Petrocelli, who previously represented the Ron Goldman family in its case against O.J. Simpson,” Wikipedia says.

“He assisted Petrocelli on multiple legal matters, including the representation of singer Christina Aguilera and litigation surrounding the movie K-19: The Widowmaker, and worked extensively for Don Henley and Glen Frey of the musical group The Eagles, including in a well-publicized suit brought by former bandmate Don Felder against the group and Irving Azoff.”

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