Litigator of the Week: Jenner & Block's Chris Gair

, The Litigation Daily


It was like a scenario straight out of John Grisham's "The Runaway Jury." A rogue juror helps convict former Jenkins & Gilchrist partner Paul Daugerdas of fraud and tax evasion for running a tax shelter scheme, and he faces more than 20 years in prison. Then Daugerdas' lawyer, Chris Gair of Jenner & Block, decimated that juror's credibility, convincing the trial judge to grant a new trial.

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