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Lawyer Suing NFL for Racial Bias Is No Stranger to Controversy

Feb. 2, 2022, 7:33 PM

The lawyer behind the bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the National Football League is no stranger to controversy.

Doug Wigdor filed more than a dozen lawsuits against Fox News over alleged sexual harassment at the conservative network. He’s taken on Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in gender-bias suits and is currently waging a legal war with billionaire Leon Black on behalf of Russian model Guzel Ganieva, who claims the Apollo Global Management Inc. co-founder sexually assaulted her.

Wigdor’s penchant for hard-knuckle tactics and aggressive public support of his clients were on full display in media appearances on Wednesday with Brian Flores, the ...