Ex-Kirkland Atty Gets 1 Year In Prison For $2.4M Tax Cheat

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 7:24 PM ET) -- Ex-Kirkland & Ellis LLP bankruptcy partner Theodore L. Freedman was sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison for failing to report $2.4 million in income to the Internal Revenue Service.

U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts sentenced Freedman, 65, to one year and one day in prison and three years of probation on tax fraud charges.

Freedman pled guilty to four counts in March, admitting that he had hidden part of the multimillion dollar income he earned as a lawyer from tax collectors.  

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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Freedman

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

July 13, 2011

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