Convicted Ex-Jenkens Atty Loses Bid For Retrial

Law360, New York (May 8, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday denied a request by former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC boss Paul Daugerdas to overturn his tax evasion and fraud convictions, saying prosecutors had provided an "overwhelming" amount of evidence during his trial.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III rejected Daugerdas' claims that the government had presented swaps transactions that lacked economic substance and other flimsy proof in order to convince a jury he had helped create illegal tax shelters for wealthy clients.

"A rational juror could have found...
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


Government Agencies

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.