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Jenkens & Gilchrist, Not So Fired Up Anymore (Must See TV)

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I hadn’t really thought it worth bothering to mention the recent demise of Dallas firm Jenkens & Gilchrist until I saw this on Google video.

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog chronicled the rise and fall of Jenkens & Gilchrist in which a Chicago partner’s aggressive tax advice eventually lead to of lawsuits by clients and federal investigations in which Jenkens paid a $76 million IRS penalty and agreed to close its doors.

I’d say that video alone was enough to deserve some kind of sanction.

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  1. ana says:

    An attorney friend of mine sent this to me my first week of law school with the note, “Recognize anyone you know?”

    A guy I dated for awhile is in the video.

    How embarrassing is that?

  2. ana says:

    Also, I didn’t realize that you weren’t linked on my page. I linked you a long time ago, but something must have gone awry somwhere. Sorry about that.

  3. annoyed by juvenile bloggers says:

    stick with blogging about something you have a clue about, jackass..

  4. lukegilman says:

    hi annoyed by juvenile bloggers, thanks for your comment. Since the Jenkins website announced the firm was no longer practicing, I didn’t know who if anyone was still up there but your IP address 216.141.187.160 is still associated with Jenkins & Gilchrist BRW-10742-JENKINS (NET-216-141-187-160-1). Good to know someone is holding down the fort. Thanks for stopping by.

  5. PT-LawMom says:

    Wow, guess the J&G guys are a little bitter… ;)

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