Greenberg Atty Charged With Overbilling Suburb $1M

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 7:27 PM EST) -- State prosecutors have charged a former Greenberg Traurig LLP partner with the theft of government funds, saying he bilked a Chicago suburb of at least $1 million for legal services he did not perform.

Mark J. McCombs, 50, pled not guilty Friday to charges by the Cook County State's Attorney that he overbilled the southern suburb of Calumet Park and raised his fees to up to $600 an hour without properly notifying the village.

Greenberg fired McCombs Friday after learning of the charges. The firm is...
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