Talk:The Firm (novel)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 05:33, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

Tammy Hemphill[edit]

Why is there no mention of Tammy anywhere in the plot? She was a key character as Lomax's secretary and then helping Mitch more so than Abby with the whole process of copying the files?

List of characters[edit]

I'm going to add a list of characters. Is it okay for everybody?The Hegemarch (talk) 13:45, 27 September 2009 (UTC)

They escape with $12 million?[edit]

I'm pretty sure it was only $9. If I recall correctly, the FBI only paid Mitch $1 million, and of the $10 million that Mitch stole from the Mafia, $1 million of it went to Tammy, and another $1 million went to Abbey's parents. (Mitch also wired $7 million of the $10 million he stole to a bank in Zurich, but I assume that that was for him to use later.) Will wait on changing it to $9 million to hear from others on this. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.168.82.252 (talk) 00:51, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

It was $8 million, as Mitch mentions explicitly at the very end. His mother also got a million. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.61.145.24 (talk) 02:10, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

Just reread it. $10 MM transferred from Caymans to the Cinicinatti bank. From that $10 MM he xfered $1 MM to Abby's parents, $1 MM to new numbered account in Pensocola for white female age 50 (his mother), $7 MM to numbered account in Zurich. That leaves $1 MM in the Cinicinatti bank account owned by Tammy and for her. Mitch tells "George" he got away with "$8 MM give or take". There was $1 MM from the FBI so 1 + 7 = 8. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.223.3.29 (talk) 22:07, 21 June 2011 (UTC)

Attorney-client privilege[edit]

The article states that privilege does not apply "where a lawyer knows that a crime is taking place". In the book Mitch is a new associate and only assigned "clean work" i.e. files of legit clients of which The Firm has lots. He knows he is giving clean files in exchange for $1 million so the FBI knows he is serious that he is now on the hook with them. Mitch doesn't appear to know "a crime is taking place" except that the FBI is telling him, that they have no proof they show him. So I wonder? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.245.225.131 (talk) 16:34, 20 June 2011 (UTC)