Ex-Jenkens Atty, Accounting Chief Can't Duck Tax Fraud Rap

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday denied a bid by a former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC attorney and the head of an accounting firm to toss their tax evasion charges for lack of jurisdiction, saying a jury could find evidence that they set up an alleged tax shelter scheme in New York.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III said there was plenty of evidence in the case to prove that Paul Daugerdas, J&G’s former Chicago office head, and Denis Field, a former CEO of...
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