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Former Obama Lawyer Testifies Yoga College Was 'Crazy'

Law360, Los Angeles (January 14, 2016, 11:04 PM EST) -- A former White House lawyer who became CEO of Bikram Choudhury's yoga college testified Thursday in a California sexual harassment suit against Choudhury, saying the experience was "crazy, like some kind of movie," including seeing a teacher give him oral sex in a limo.

Petra Starke, a former lawyer in President Barack Obama's administration, said on the witness stand that her two years working at Bikram Yoga College was mostly spent handling the "barrage" of lawsuits against Choudhury, many alleging sexual harassment and assault.

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