Lisa Bloom, Esq.
Lisa Bloom, Esq.
Lisa Bloom is the founder and owner of The Bloom Firm, a general practice eight-attorney law firm that handles family, civil and criminal cases in California and New York. Lisa has been designated a SuperLawyer by her peers, is rated a perfect 10.0 on Avvo.com, and has appeared on numerous “ten best” lists ranking attorneys nationwide.
Host of her own national live daily talk show on Court TV for eight years, Lisa Bloom is now a legal analyst for NBC News, appearing frequently on the Today Show, Nightly News, CNN, HLN and many other television and radio shows. As a legal analyst for the biggest legal website, Avvo.com, Lisa writes a popular weekly column on civil rights issues.
Lisa was national college debating champion, graduated from Yale Law School, the #1 law school in the nation, and is the New York Times bestselling author of three books, including THINK: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World, Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness, and Thug Culture and Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It. Lisa’s article “How to Talk to Little Girls” was one of the top 15 most shared articles in the world in 2011.
A popular award-winning speaker to business, student and women’s audiences, Lisa has been interviewed by Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Rachel Ray, Piers Morgan, Montel Williams, Julie Chen, Matt Lauer, Diane Sawyer, Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer, Bill O’Reilly, Nancy Grace and hundreds of others in the US, England, Ireland, Australia and throughout the English speaking world. She’s been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Enquirer, USA Today, and many other prestigious publications.
At The Bloom Firm, Lisa and her associates have represented celebrity clients like supermodel Janice Dickinson against Bill Cosby, Lara Spencer, Michael Lohan, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, as well as CEOs of multibillion dollar companies. However, 99% of Bloom Firm clients are not celebrities, just ordinary people seeking justice, whether in a business, interpersonal, family or relationship setting.
Never one to back down as a trial lawyer, Lisa has taken on David-and-Goliath battles on behalf of the vulnerable against some of the most powerful forces in our culture, including suing the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of a girl who wanted to become a Scout, the Los Angeles Police Department on behalf of a use of force expert in the Rodney King beating trial, one of the largest churches in the world for a boy who was abused at a church summer camp, a powerful Fortune 500 company on behalf of a wheelchair-bound employee who had been harassed because of his disability, and many celebrities and prominent figures in sexual harassment cases, including a sitting Los Angeles judge. Lisa’s work has set legal precedent on important social issues from some of the first cases involving the rights of AIDS patients to those involving repressed memory of child sexual abuse survivors. Lisa is a prominent advocate for victims of sexual assault and police excessive force.
International travel is Lisa’s off-duty passion. She has summited Mount Kilimanjaro, backpacked the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire and the Inca Trail in Peru, and completed the New York City Marathon and the Pocono Marathon. Her 3:50 finish in the latter qualified her to run the prestigious Boston marathon. She’s traveled to England, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Canada, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Tanzania, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Costa Rica, Belize, the Caribbean, China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Laos, Nicaragua, Morocco, Fiji, Argentina, Uruguay, Switzerland, Croatia, Greece, Nepal, South Africa, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Colombia, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Myanmar and Namibia.
Lisa is the proud mom of two adult children — a lawyer and a dancer. An animal lover and a vegetarian since aged sixteen, Lisa has been vegan since 2009. She lives with her husband, foster son and rescue dogs in Los Angeles.
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