Morgan Lewis Beats Texas Tax Shelter Conspiracy Claims

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 7:13 PM EST) -- Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP on Thursday escaped a Texas state court suit in which clients of accounting firm BDO Seidman LLP attempted to sue the law firm for allegedly hiding that they were investing in illegal tax shelters that later led to BDO’s prosecution.

Harris County District Judge Larry Wieman granted Morgan Lewis’ motion for summary judgment, booting a civil conspiracy claim lodged against Morgan Lewis that was brought to light too late.

Morgan Lewis argued that it was added as a party to the...
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