J&G Attys Battle Feds Over Instructions In Tax Trial

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Lawyers in a New York federal court tax shelter trial against a former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC attorney and others argued Friday against the use of certain jury instructions proposed by prosecutors, saying they were not reflected in the indictment.

Former Jenkins attorney Paul Daugerdas, colleague Donna Guerin and three other defendants have been on trial for the past 10 weeks for allegedly marketing and selling illegal tax shelters to clients that were disguised as legitimate investment deals. Closing arguments are expected to begin in the...
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