Lisa Bloom (born September 20, 1961) is an American civil rights attorney, best known as anchor of Lisa Bloom: Open Court, a two-hour live legal news program on truTv's IN SESSION, formerly Court TV, from 2001 to 2009. She is the only child of famed attorney Gloria Allred, and the legal analyst for Avvo. Bloom received a bachelor's degree from UCLA and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Yale Law School. Early in her career, she earned a reputation as a champion of victims' rights. Among Bloom's many high-profile lawsuits, she unsuccessfully sued the Boy Scouts of America for sex discrimination on behalf of Katrina Yeaw, a girl who wanted to join the organization.
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