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 KushnerOvernight Defense: Families sue over safety hazards at Army base | Lawmakers, NBA's Enes Kanter speak out ahead of Erdoğan visit | Washington braces for public impeachment hearings Bolton suggests Trump's Turkey policy motivated by personal, financial interest: NBC In new North Korea talks, 'achievable' is the watchword 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 TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report 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.