Ex-J&G Atty Says Of Tax Shelters: Everyone Was Doing It

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 1:23 PM EST) -- A former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC tax attorney who pled guilty to allegations that she helped create a $130 million illegal tax shelter practice asked a New York federal judge Thursday to impose a sentence of home confinement, saying she played a relatively minor role in an industrywide tax shelter boom.

Donna Guerin, one of five defendants in a criminal suit targeting architects of illegal tax shelters, said she fell victim to the booming tax shelter trend of the 1990s, when major law firms throughout the...
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