Feds Seek 2 Years In Prison For Ex-Kirkland Partner's Fraud

Law360, Los Angeles (July 8, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- Ex-Kirkland & Ellis LLP bankruptcy partner Theodore L. Freedman should spend 24 to 30 months in prison on tax fraud charges for not reporting $2.4 million in income, the U.S. Department of Justice told a New York federal judge Friday.

Freedman, 65, pled guilty to four counts of tax fraud in March. He had previously planned to use Asperger's syndrome as a defense at trial to the charges on which he was indicted in July 2011.

As part of a plea agreement, Freedman agreed to pay...
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