Ex-Jenkens Atty Seeks Acquittal Over Tax Shelters

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 7:26 PM EST) -- Former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC lawyer Paul Daugerdas asked a New York federal judge on Monday to reverse his tax evasion and fraud conviction, arguing in part that prosecutors had failed to prove transactions used in tax shelters lacked economic substance.

Attorneys for Daugerdas, the former head of Jenkens’ Chicago office, said the court should either reverse his conviction or grant a new trial. A jury found Daugerdas guilty on Oct. 31 of conspiracy, tax evasion, impeding Internal Revenue laws and mail fraud. He was acquitted...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Daugerdas et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

June 9, 2009

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.