Ex-J&G Attys Say Lying Juror Warrants New Trial

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- Two former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC attorneys convicted of selling illegal tax shelters have asked for a new trial in New York after discovering that a juror allegedly concealed that she was a suspended lawyer with a history of alcoholism and petty crimes, according to documents unsealed Monday.

Catherine M. Conrad, of Bronxville, N.Y., was known as Juror No. 1 during the trial of ex-Jenkens lawyer Paul Daugerdas, who was convicted along with several co-defendants in May for making millions on tax deals they allegedly sold...
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