A few weeks later, Miano hired Bailey & Glasser to take over defense of DEP's permitting policies. Attorney General Darrell V. McGraw Jr. approved the hiring of the firm.
The May bill from Bailey & Glasser includes:
Fees of $35,500 for 236 hours of work performed by Glasser, who is paid $150 per hour.
Fees of $19,300 for partner Ben Bailey, who charges $195 per hour. Bailey performed about 100 hours of work during the month.
Fees of $1,740 for 21 hours of work by Chuck Little, the firm's investigator. Little charges $85 per hour.
Fees of about $2,300 for Jennifer Fahey, an associate in the firm. Fahey worked 22 hours and is paid $105 per hour.
Charges of $1,800 in expenses, mostly for copying, online research and travel.
The May bill did not include any charges for DEP's expert witnesses, including former DEP Director Eli McCoy.
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