Tom Girardi’s Law Firm Was Approved for $1.5 Million PPP Loan

The law firm owned by Erika Jayne’s ex-husband Tom Girardi was reportedly approved for a PPP loan worth more than $ 1.5 million less than a year before the bankruptcy of the ‘business.

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The Paycheck Protection Program was created to help businesses pay their staff and cover other costs in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 82-year-old company, Girardi & Keese, received $ 1,503,000 for the payroll of 84 jobs reported on April 15, 2020, according to public archives. It is not clear whether the company received the loan or whether it was distributed to staff.

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However, in December, Robert keese sued Girardi to dissolve their trading company, 1126 Wilshire Partnership.

Keese, Robert finnerty and Jill O’Callahan claimed that Girardi had not paid them approximately $ 315,000 in income owed and alleged that he took the money “for his own personal gain”.

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by Hulu The housewife and the con artist a documentary – which explored Jayne and Girardi’s legal problems – showed the lawyer admitting he was broke just five months after his company applied for the loan.

“At one point I had around $ 80 million or $ 50 million in cash,” he admitted in a clip filmed during a deposition in September 2020. “It’s over. have no money. I also had a stock portfolio of about $ 50 million, and it’s all gone. “

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the Real housewives from Beverly Hills The star, 49, filed for divorce in November after more than 20 years of marriage, shortly after being involved in a string of lawsuits.

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Since the Hulu documentary was scrapped, Jayne’s lawyers have asked to be removed from her bankruptcy case and alleged that the “relationship of trust” had broken. (A few days later, the lawyers filed a request to dismiss the original motion.)

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Meanwhile, Girardi was diagnosed with dementia and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease – and was placed under guardianship with his brother, Robert, watching over his person and his property.

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