"I start every day with the knowledge that helping people and fighting for justice is my duty, and that nothing worthwhile comes without sacrifice, self-discipline, and courage."
Ms. Allred is a founding partner of the law firm of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg (AM&G). Her firm handles more women’s rights cases than any other private firm in the nation and has won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims. Over the course of her 39 year legal career, Gloria Allred has won countless honors for her pioneering legal work on behalf of women's rights and rights for minorities. AM&G represents victims who have been discriminated against on account of their sex, race, age, physical handicap or sexual orientation. Her firm also represents victims of AIDS discrimination; sexual harassment and wrongful termination. AM&G is also well-known for its work on behalf of victims in civil rights, rape, child sexual abuse and murder cases.
Ms. Allred has won the President’s award from the National Association of Woman Lawyers and the President's Award for Outstanding Volunteerism, presented to her by President Ronald Reagan at the White House. She has been voted by her peers as one of the best lawyers in America. Gloria is also a three-time Emmy nominee for her commentaries on KABC television in Los Angeles. Her nationally syndicated television show We the People, with Gloria Allred was also nominated in 2012 for a Daytime Emmy Award.
In 1998, the Los Angeles Business Journal named her "One of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Los Angeles Law." In 2000, The Daily Journal named her "One of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in California." In January 2014 Gloria received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Trial Lawyers for her trailblazing and pioneering role in combating injustices and winning new rights especially for women and minorities. Ms. Allred is also the author of Fight Back and Win, My Thirty-Year Fight Against Injustice—And How You Can Win Your Own Battles.
Recently President Obama introduced Ms. Allred as “one of the best attorneys in the country."