Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office on Tuesday announced it had approved hundreds of thousands of dollars in spending related to legal services for the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption as well as funds for the state Assembly to defend itself in sexual harassment lawsuits.

The comptroller’s office announced $150,000 had been approved for legal services for the firm Kirkland & Ellis to represent the state Senate in the Moreland Commission-related inquiries.

A $150,000 contract with Loeb & Loeb was also approved for the Independent Democratic Conference in proceedings related to the now shuttered anti-corruption panel.

Meanwhile, in the state Assembly, a $397,000 contract with Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP was approved for outside legal services as well as a $177,000 contract for defense work in sexual harassment litigation with the firm Hogan Lovells.

A $59,000 contract with Rossein Associates was approved with the state Assembly in order to develop sexual harassment policy and to conduct investigations.

And a $15,000 contract with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP was approved for outside counsel for the Assembly to work on the appeals process for Assemblyman Micah Kellner, who is fighting sanctions issued by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s office.