California

California City Sues Law Firm For Aiding City Officials' Corruption

Bell, California

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The City of Bell claims in court that the Nixon Peabody law firm and another attorney helped corrupt city officials accumulate more than $100 million in debt, including obligations from a $35 million bond deal that was not put to public vote.

The City of Bell and Bell Public Financing Authority sued Nixon Peabody LLP and non-partner attorney Edsell Martindale "Chip" Eady Jr.