Lisa Bloom is an American attorney and the founder of one of the largest civil rights law firms in the United States, the Bloom Firm. Known for representing high profile clients such as Janice Dickinson, Blac Chyna, and Mischa Barton, Bloom primarily advocates for ordinary people, especially victims of sexual harrassment, domestic violence, discrimination, racism, and police excessive force.
Bloom attended undergraduate school at UCLA, earning her bachelor’s and graduating Phi Beta Kappa, as well as the National College Debate Champion. She then received her J.D. degree from Yale Law School before beginning work in New York, where she went after the Boy Scouts of America for sex discrimination, filed a child sexual abuse suit aginst the Roman Catholic Church, and sued the Los Angeles Police Department.
Bloom then went on to have a career in the cable news industry, serving as a legal analyst for networks like CBS News, CNN and MSNBC, while also having appearances on shows such as The Situation Room, The Insider, and the Early Show.
Following her time on television, Bloom began practicing law again and founded the Bloom Firm. Here, she represented a number of high profile clients, including Janice Dickinson in her famous lawsuit against stand-up comedian Bill Cosby. In 2017, Bloom represented a group of women accusing former Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment, which ultimately ended in the firing of O’Reilly and the termination of his program on Fox.
Bloom is also an author with three books out, including the well known book Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World. She is married to her husband Braden Pollack, and lives with him and their foster child.