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Thursday, March 29, 2007

Jenkens & Gilchrist to Close its Doors Due to Tax Shelter Work

Jenkens_2Jenkens & Gilchirst, the 56-year old Dallas-based law firm which in its heyday had 600+ attorneys, is shutting is doors and paying a $76 million fine after entering into a nonprosecution agreement with the U.S. government for its role in marketing tax shelters that generated more than $1 billion in phony tax losses.

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