Vedder Price fired one of its shareholders for allegedly fabricating invoices and misusing a dormant client account to cover thousands of dollars in golf fees and other expenses, according to a complaint by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission.

Chicago-based Robert Hankes, who was member of the Am Law 200 firm’s global transportation finance team until October, fabricated invoices leading to more than $130,000 fraudulent payments to the firm, the Dec. 30 complaint alleges.

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