Mark McCombs, a government affairs partner in the Chicago office of Greenberg Traurig, was charged by state prosecutors in Illinois on Friday with bilking more than $1 million from a Chicago suburb through inflated legal bills, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. McCombs, 50, was arrested at his condo on Chicago’s Near West Side, the paper reported.

In a statement released late Friday, Greenberg Traurig said “upon learning of these charges, the law firm severed connections” with McCombs. The firm is fully cooperating with the investigation into the charges.

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