Bloomberg Law
Feb. 1, 2023, 9:01 PM

Girardi Indicted for Fraud, Contempt Over Stolen Client Cash (1)

Holly Barker
Joyce E. Cutler

Former Girardi Keese attorneys Thomas V. Girardi and David R. Lira, along with the now-defunct firm’s head of accounting and finance, Christopher K. Kamon, have been indicted for wire fraud and criminal contempt after misappropriating millions in client funds.

All three men are accused of using those moneys to pay firm law firm expenses including payroll, as well us taking some of those funds to repay clients whose settlement funds they’d already misused, some of which allegedly went to paying American Express credit card bills.

“Mr. Girardi and Mr. Kamon allegedly created a mirage over several years in order to ...

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