The law firm Davidoff Hutcher & Citron has filed a lawsuit against former lawyer Rudy Giuliani, one of former President Donald Trump’s most faithful allies, for not having paid the bills for ten legal proceedings he has open for his role in the interference case. election of the 2020 elections.
The company, which has represented Giuliani from the end of 2019 until July of this year, has sued him for the more than 1.3 million dollars (1.2 million euros) that he owes. The lawyer has paid only 240,000 dollars (more than 224,600 euros) of the total bill, which amounts to 1.5 million (1.4 million).
“It’s a real shame when lawyers do things like this and all I will say is that the bill far exceeds any fee that comes close to being legitimate,” he said in a statement reported by CBS News.
Giuliani, former mayor of New York, surrendered at the end of August to the Georgia authorities as one of the 19 defendants in the case of the criminal network that aimed to reverse the results of the 2020 elections, in which he is also implicated. Trump.
In addition, the lawyer recently lost a defamation lawsuit filed by two Georgia electoral board workers whom he admitted to having insulted during the 2020 presidential elections, which will likely involve the payment of a fine.
During the weeks after the elections, Giuliani was one of Trump’s main spokespersons in his campaign for questioning the results of the elections and repeatedly spreading lies about alleged fraud in favor of the winner.