Firm that leaked J.K. Rowling’s pseudonym makes apology, charity donation

Russells will reimburse Rowling’s legal costs, donate to The Soldiers’ Charity

The law firm that leaked celebrated author J.K. Rowling’s pen name is paying for its mistake.

Last month, London-based Russells, which has done work for Rowling, admitted that one of its partners, Chris Gossage, told his wife’s best friend that the “Harry Potter” creator was the true author behind “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” a detective story that was billed as the debut novel from Robert Galbraith. The wife’s friend then used Twitter to tip a Sunday Times columnist about the news.

Ashley Post

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