Ex-Kaye Scholer Atty Pleads Guilty But Dodges Jail

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 4:36 PM EST) -- A former Kaye Scholer LLP partner on Wednesday pled guilty to one count of making a false bankruptcy oath but escaped any jail time or fines over his role as debtors' counsel in Geneva Steel Co.'s bankruptcy case.

In exchange for the guilty plea, entered in Utah federal court before U.S. District Judge Dee Benson, prosecutors agreed to drop counts of bankruptcy and wire fraud in their case against Stephen E. Garcia, the former Kaye Scholer attorney who worked on the bankruptcy case of Geneva Steel...
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