A regulation agency that represented former Trump adviser Steve Bannon is suing him for practically $500,000 in unpaid authorized payments.

In a lawsuit filed final Friday in New York state courtroom, the regulation agency Davidoff Hutcher & Citron alleges that Bannon has an impressive invoice of greater than $480,000 for authorized providers it offered from round November 2020 by means of November 2022.

“This motion merely seeks cost of an impressive invoice for authorized providers rendered within the quantity of $480,487.87 along with scheduling a listening to on the affordable attorneys’ charges DHC is contractually entitled to because the prevailing social gathering on this litigation,” the agency’s lawsuit says.

NBC Information has reached out to Bannon for remark.

The regulation agency represented Bannon in some high-profile circumstances, together with when he was subpoenaed by the Home choose committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault within the final Congress and his subsequent trial for defying the subpoena. Bannon was convicted of contempt of Congress final yr in that case and was sentenced to 4 months in jail; he’s interesting the conviction. 

The agency additionally represented him in an investigation into costs that he defrauded donors who had been giving cash to construct a wall on the southern U.S. border.

Then-President Donald Trump pardoned Bannon within the federal border wall case, however the Manhattan district lawyer’s workplace indicted Bannon final yr on state costs, together with cash laundering, scheming to defraud, and conspiracy in what prosecutors described as a yearlong scheme. Bannon pleaded not responsible to the fees.

In its swimsuit, the regulation agency claims that Bannon’s authorized charges and expanses totaled greater than $855,000, and he paid solely $375,000 of the whole invoice.

Robert Costello, a accomplice of the agency, usually represented Bannon, however it’s unclear if he nonetheless does. Costello declined NBC Information’ request for remark.