Atlanta cheating scandal: Hall bills city $127,000 for legal fees

From the Atlanta Journal-Constituion:

Over her last few months in office, former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall accumulated $127,000 in legal fees related to the state’s investigation into test tampering. Now, taxpayers are paying the bill.

Hall’s contract requires APS to¬† pay legal fees for any “demands, claims, suits, actions and legal proceedings” brought against her as superintendent, excluding criminal charges or action. The legal fees, invoiced through Jones Day, an Atlanta firm that specializes in corporate criminal investigations, were made from March to May 31.

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