Rudy Giuliani Is Sued For $1.4 Million In Unpaid Legal Fees

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Rudy Giuliani was sued on Monday by his former attorneys, who declare he owes practically $1.4 million in unpaid authorized charges.

Robert Costello, a companion on the legislation agency Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, filed the lawsuit in a New York court docket, claiming the agency represented Giuliani and supplied varied authorized companies from November 2019 to July 2023. The go well with alleges Giuliani owes greater than $1.57 million in authorized charges, however has paid solely $214,000. Costello is looking for the remaining stability, plus curiosity.

Giuliani was lately indicted in Georgia alongside Trump and 17 different defendants as a part of a sweeping racketeering case linked to efforts to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election within the state. Costello’s agency represented Giuliani throughout a part of that investigation, in addition to throughout particular counsel Jack Smith’s case into the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol.

Giuliani responded to the go well with in an announcement to NBC Information, saying the charges quoted within the authorized filings had been “means in extra” of “something approaching official.”

“I can’t categorical how personally harm I’m by what Bob Costello has carried out,” Giuliani informed the information outlet. “It’s an actual disgrace when attorneys do issues like this, and all I’ll say is that their invoice is means in extra to something approaching official charges.”

The suit alleges Rudy Giuliani owed more than $1.57 million in legal fees, but has paid only $214,000.
The go well with alleges Rudy Giuliani owed greater than $1.57 million in authorized charges, however has paid solely $214,000.

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Costello responded to Giuliani later Monday, telling CBS Information: “How can he take a private affront when he owes my agency $1.4 million? For nearly 4 years he obtained payments and by no means complained (and by no means paid).”

“He solely mentioned they had been extreme once we informed him we might sue. It’s too late for that frivolous declare as he’ll discover out in court docket,” Costello mentioned. “I’m sorry he took the low street right here as a result of he’s feeling determined.”

The previous New York Metropolis mayor has reportedly struggled to pay his mammoth authorized payments associated to his work for Trump after the 2020 presidential election. Giuliani listed his storied Manhattan condo on the market and has been hawking movies on Cameo to usher in money.

Trump additionally hosted a $100,000-a-plate fundraiser for the person at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf membership earlier this month to assist increase some funds.

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