Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal professionals sue for over $878K in expenses

A regulation corporation that helped guard Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite convicted of supporting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls, is suing her, her brother and husband

DENVER — A regulation corporation that helped guard Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite convicted of supporting the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls, is suing her, her brother and husband, announcing it changed into in no way paid for extra than $878,000 for its work.

Denver-primarily based totally Haddon, Morgan and Foreman alleged in a lawsuit filed Monday that Maxwell placed her brother Kevin Maxwell in rate of paying her felony expenses after she changed into arrested in 2020 however that he handiest paid a fragment of what that they’d charged main as much as and at some stage in her trial. Kevin Maxwell entreated the corporation to preserve operating on attraction troubles after she changed into convicted regardless of the unpaid payments and had blamed Maxwell’s husband, Scott Borgerson, for buying withinside the manner of creating payments, in keeping with the lawsuit filed in Denver.

The lawsuit alleges that Borgerson fashioned an LLC to shop for actual property to guard his wife’s belongings from creditors.

Two legal professionals on the regulation corporation — Laura Menninger and Jeffrey Pagliuca — have been a part of Maxwell’s felony crew at some stage in her trial in New York.

Maxwell changed into observed responsible in December of intercourse trafficking, transporting a minor to take part in unlawful intercourse acts and conspiracy charges. She changed into sentenced in June to twenty years in jail and is serving time at FCI Tallahassee, a low-safety federal jail in Florida’s capital.

Emails and phone messages left for 2 of Maxwell’s protection attorneys, Christian Everdell and Bobbi Sternheim, have been now no longer returned. Calls to phone numbers indexed for Borgeson have been now no longer returned. Kevin Maxwell couldn’t be straight away positioned for comment. In an email, his brother, Ian Maxwell, stated no person withinside the family, along with Ghislaine Maxwell, could touch upon the litigation.

According to the lawsuit, Haddon, Morgan and Foreman — a corporation based with the aid of using former public defenders that has represented different high-profile customers like basketball famous person Kobe Bryant and John Ramsey, the daddy of JonBenet Ramsey, first started representing Maxwell in a 2015 lawsuit introduced with the aid of using Virginia Guiffre.

In lawsuits, Giuffre claimed that beginning while she changed into 17, Epstein and Maxwell installation sexual encounters with royalty, politicians, businessmen and different wealthy and effective men, along with Britain’s Prince Andrew. Andrew strenuously denied the allegations and agreed to settle the lawsuit in opposition to him in advance this year.