Law firm sues Kushner real estate business for unpaid bills

Law firm sues Kushner real estate business for unpaid bills
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A law firm that represented senior White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh confirmation in sudden turmoil Manafort’s plea deal — the clear winners and losers Five takeaways from Manafort’s plea deal MORE’s real estate company in court is now suing the company for lack of payment, the New York Daily News reported Sunday.

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Cornicello, Tendler & Baumel-Cornicello filed a lawsuit earlier this month seeking $102,000 for work done in 2014 and 2015. The law firm represented Kushner Companies in dozens of eviction and housing cases, the newspaper reported. 

A spokeswoman for Kushner Cos. told the Daily News that the company is "working to resolve this matter.”

Kushner stepped down as CEO of his company earlier this year to work for President TrumpDonald John TrumpOver 100 lawmakers consistently voted against chemical safeguards: study CNN's Anderson Cooper unloads on Trump Jr. for spreading 'idiotic' conspiracy theories about him Cohn: Jamie Dimon would be 'phenomenal' president MORE, his father-in-law, in the White House. 

Kushner’s properties have come under scrutiny elsewhere. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced in October he was investigating debt collection practices and poor maintenance at several of the company’s properties.

The company also faced scrutiny in May when Kushner's sister, Nicole Meyer, a principal at the company, mentioned her brother's service in the Trump administration during a pitch to investors in Beijing.