Fani Willis, the district attorney in Fulton County, Georgia

Business Partners Of Georgia DA Fani Willis’ Alleged Lover Bankrolled Her Campaign

Fani Willis, the district attorney in Fulton County, Georgia
Fani Willis, the district attorney in Fulton County, Georgia (File) By Katelynn Richardson, DCNF.

Business partners of District Attorney Fani Willis’ alleged lover Nathan Wade, whom she appointed to work on the case against former President Donald Trump, made donations to her campaign before receiving lucrative contracts from her office.

Terrence Bradley, Wade’s former partner, and Christopher Campbell, his current partner, have collectively contributed more than $5,000 to Willis’ campaign, contribution disclosure reports show.

Moreover, both men have each raked in tens of thousands of dollars from contracts with the district attorney’s office, according to county records.

Read: Georgia DA Fani Willis’ Alleged Lover Temporarily Avoids Testifying In Divorce Case

Campbell is a partner at Wade & Campbell Firm, where he works with Wade. Bradley formerly worked with Wade at Wade, Bradley & Campbell Firm, and also represented Wade in his divorce case until Sept. 2022.

The donations add another wrinkle to Willis’ already-scrutinized relationship with Wade.

Willis was accused in a motion earlier this month by Trump co-defendant Michael Roman of benefiting from the “lucrative” contract she awarded Wade when he took her on vacations using money earned from the position. Wade filed to divorce his wife on Nov. 2, 2021, the day after his contract with the district attorney’s office began, and has earned nearly $700,000 from the Fulton County District Attorney’s office since his appointment.

Moreover, bank statements contained in filings in Wade’s divorce case show he purchased tickets in Willis’ name to Miami and San Francisco, with the Miami purchase occurring on the same day that Wade made payments to a luxury cruise line.

Read: Former CIA Chief Says China Could Use Dem-Backed Battery Factory To Spy On America

Legal experts previously told the Daily Caller News Foundation that the circumstances surrounding the contracts for Wade’s business partner raise further concern about Willis’ use of public funds.

Bradley made three donations to Willis’ campaign: $1,000 in June 2020, $550 in October 2020 and $2,500 in June 2023, according to campaign disclosure reports.

Meanwhile, the district attorney’s office paid Bradley $74,480 between May 2021 and June 2022, according to county records. It remains unclear what work he was doing during that period.

Campbell, who donated $1,000 to Willis’ campaign in June 2020, contracted with the district attorney’s office in January 2021 to provide services as a “taint attorney” for $150 an hour, according to the contract obtained by the DCNF. Taint attorneys sift through documents obtained from a search warrant and filter out privileged evidence to prevent it from being passed to prosecutors.

Under a separate contract from March 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021, Willis also brought Campbell on to work at $65 an hour as a “First Appearance Attorney” who represents the district attorney’s office at the first hearing held for defendants within 72 hours of arrest.

Read: South Carolina Sen. Graham Blasts Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg “Blood On Your Hands”

Campbell has earned a total of $126,070 from the district attorney’s office since 2021, according to county records.

Willis contracted with the other two attorneys to work on the Trump case as special prosecutors also donated to her campaign.

Anna Cross contributed $250 in May 2020. She earned $37,729 from the district attorney’s office between July 2022 and September 2022, according to billing statements.

County data shows her firm, The Cross Firm LLC, has earned close to $48,000 since 2022.

John Floyd, a racketeering expert who contracted with the district attorney’s office in March 2021, has donated a total of $6,307 to Willis’ campaign. Most donations were made in 2020 before his contract began, except for one $258 donation he made in December 2023.

His firm has made just over $90,000 from the district attorney’s office since 2022, according to county data.

Other attorneys at Floyd’s firm, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, also made donations to Willis. A founding partner, Emmet Bondurant, gave $255 in June 2020. Matthew Sellers, an associate, gave $500 in 2020.

Read: Federal Judge Dismisses Disney Case Against Florida Gov. DeSantis

Willis falsely stated during remarks at Big Bethel AME Church that she paid all three special prosecutors on the Trump case the same hourly rate. Billing statements and contracts obtained by the DCNF show Wade was paid more than Floyd.

Willis must file a response to Roman’s motion by Friday. Judge Scott McAfee will consider the allegations during a hearing on Feb. 15.

Fulton County Commissioner Bob Ellis also requested Willis disclose information related to the potential misuse of county funds by Friday. During a recent board meeting, Commissioner Bridget Thorn said Willis’ response to her question about how much the election interference case was costing the county was “Lady Justice has no price.”

The law firm representing Roman sued the district attorney’s office Tuesday for allegedly failing to disclose certain requested records under the Georgia Open Records Act.

The district attorney’s office, Campbell and Bradley did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Android Users, Click To Download The Tampa Free Press App And Never Miss A Story. Follow Us On Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for our free newsletter. 

Login To Facebook To Comment
Share This: