Ex-Enron CEO Skilling Will Seek New Trial, Attys Say

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 8:20 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for former Enron CEO Jeffrey K. Skilling on Thursday said the imprisoned executive will seek a new trial surrounding his scheme to hide Enron's financial woes, a month after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his latest attempt to overturn his conviction.

Court documents filed last week said Skilling would move for a new trial "based on newly discovered evidence." His attorneys asked the Texas federal court to push back the June 22 deadline for a motion for a new trial to August 17.

"Mr. Skilling’s...
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