Jenkens & Gilchrist: Another Shoe to Drop?

When Jenkens & Gilchrist, the 56-year-old national law firm based in Dallas, closed its doors for good in March of 2007, it also seemed to mark the end of one of the nation's highest profile tax scandals. Jenkens, specifically its Chicago tax practice, had been a leader in promoting and writing opinion letters for tax shelters, some of which were allegedly fraudulent. Though the firm previously had

When Jenkens & Gilchrist, the 56-year-old national law firm based in Dallas, closed its doors for good in March of 2007, it also seemed to mark the end of one of the nation's highest profile tax scandals. Jenkens, specifically its Chicago tax practice, had been a leader in promoting and writing opinion letters for tax shelters, some of which were allegedly fraudulent. Though the firm previously had reached a civil settlement with tax shelter clients, Jenkens still was facing a federal cri

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