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Ex-Akin Gump Atty's Wife Pleads For Speaking Tour, Not Jail

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 10:11 PM EST) -- The wife of the ex-Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP attorney who admitted to trying to sell U.S. Department of Justice information asked a California federal judge to pass on sentencing him to jail and send him on a speaking tour instead, saying Monday that his kids need him at home.

Jeffrey Wertkin and his wife, Erin Erlenborn, had last week asked U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney for a sentence of one year and one day, a third of what federal prosecutors are seeking,...
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