J&G Defendants Face Tough Battle In Tax Trial

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 8:32 PM EST) -- Former Jenkens & Gilchrist LLP attorneys and other professionals who purportedly conspired to market illegal tax shelters are set to go on trial this week in New York, thrusting the defendants into what legal experts expect to be a particularly difficult battle.

The five defendants — including two ex-J&G shareholders, a former executive of accounting firm BDO Seidman LLP and two former Deutsche Bank AG employees — face the task of convincing jurors in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that...
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