Greenberg Traurig Can’t Take Tax Shelter Case To High Court

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 5:33 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to consider Greenberg Traurig LLP’s appeal of a decision that allowed a New Orleans resident to refile a suit claiming the firm committed securities fraud by tricking him into an illegal tax shelter.

The court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Greenberg and Jay Gordon, the former head of the firm's tax practice. Daniel Conwill brought the suit in 2009, alleging the firm and Gordon reaped kickbacks by soliciting wealthy clients to engage in an illegal...
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