Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization, says it owes him nearly $2M

By Jim Mustian – Associated Press – Thursday, March 7, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump’s former lawyer has filed a lawsuit claiming failed to pay nearly $2 million toward his legal defense.

The lawsuit filed Thursday in New York state court claims stopped paying ’s mounting legal fees after he began cooperating with federal prosecutors.

It alleges breach of contract and seeks damages on ’s behalf. 

Messages seeking comment have been left with .

The lawsuit says the company stopped paying for his legal defense about two months after the FBI raided ’s home and office.

pleaded guilty in August to tax crimes, lying to Congress and campaign finance violations.

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