Ex-Kirkland Partner Will Try To Whittle Tax Fraud Case

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A former Kirkland & Ellis LLP bankruptcy partner accused of tax fraud will push to have a count against him thrown out, his attorney said Tuesday.

Theodore L. Freeman is negotiating with the government to have one of the four counts of filing false tax returns that he faces dismissed for being too old under the statute of limitations, his attorney, Paul Shechtman of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, said at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts.

Shechtman will file a formal motion requesting that the...
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