What Do These Big Law Firms Expect in Return for Paying Hillary $225,000+ per Speech?

clntn-mnyAs if huge Wall Street payments for Hillary Clinton’s speeches wasn’t enough — she got $675,000 for three speeches to Goldman Sachs alone — big law firms are also paying her big bucks for speeches. Politico compiled a list of Clinton’s speeches in her most recent financial disclosure, which covers parts of the years 2014-2015, in a story titled “Clintons made $25 million in speeches since 2014.” Since Bill and Hillary Clinton operate as a team, the big firms paying him for speeches are also being scrutinized.

The American Lawyer reports several big law firms paid the Clintons $1.75 million. The news of the law firm speech payments is so new that no one has discovered any quid pro quo yet between Clinton and those who pay her huge amounts for speaking. But going by her previous record — see below — the law firms she spoke to will regret the amount they paid her.

The Hillary-Paying Firms

One law firm stands out more than others. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, a securities law firm that represents investors, has paid the Clintons a total of $675,000 in fees for speeches since 2009. For one recent speech, they paid her $225,000, which is apparently the minimum she requires per speech.

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