I would guess that his lawyer, in addition to being the usual bloodsucking scumbag who wanted to enhance her resume with a win, is also a hard core feminazi who figured that Banks was still guilty of something on account of being a male.
Girls never lie about rape allegations, you know.
I also can't help but wonder if she got a piece of the 1.5 million $$$ settlement. It seems like that's an awfully large amount of money for one individual to blow through in roughly seven years. My tastes are so frugal that I'd have an awfully hard time spending $200K or so per year even if I tried.
If you get a check with seven figures all kinds of relatives, friends and other needy and worthy individuals will show up to help you with it.