Travolta Accuser Illegally Poached By Celebrity Atty: Suit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 3:29 PM EDT) -- Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred illegally poached a client who had already retained other counsel in connection with a sexual battery case against actor John Travolta, said a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles.

Sexual harassment lawyer Okorie Okorocha filed suit against Allred and the firm Allred Maroko & Goldberg in California state court, accusing the defendants of unfair business practices and intentionally interfering with contractual relations.

Earlier this month, Okorocha filed a sexual battery lawsuit in federal court against Travolta, which detailed allegedly lewd behavior encountered...
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