Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced
Jan. 11 that his office has reached an agreement with the law firm BuckleySander
LLP that resolves the final amount owed to the firm for work reviewing emails
captured on Office of Attorney General (OAG) servers.
receive nearly $1.436 million in fees and expenses, which is less than the nearly $1.824 million in outstanding bills the firm had issued to the OAG.
agreement will allow the Office of Attorney General to move forward,"
Beemer said. "With the new administration set to begin its work it was imperative to resolve this issue and put the office in the best possible
position for the future."
LLP and former Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler, one of
BuckleySandler's partners, were hired in December 2015 to review the OAG
servers looking for potential inappropriate relationships and communications
among prosecutors, judges and other parties involved in the state’s criminal
firm looked at more than 6.4 million documents captured on OAG serves
between 2008 and 2015 and released its findings in November.