3 Jenkens Defendants Get New Trial Over Juror's Lies

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 10:05 PM EDT) -- Three of the defendants convicted in the Jenkens & Gilchrist PC tax shelter case were granted a new trial Monday after the judge found that one juror, a woman who had concealed her history as a former attorney with a criminal background, had shown bias against them.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley ruled that Catherine M. Conrad had shown bias against ex-Jenkens Chicago office head Paul Daugerdas, ex-BDO Seidman CEO Denis Field, and former Jenkens tax lawyer Donna Guerin. The judge pointed to Conrad's admitted...
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