Menachem E. Lifshitz, a former partner at Bernstein, Liebhard & Lifshitz, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of falsifying his 2005 income tax return and paid $4.8 million in back taxes and interest Thursday. In exchange for the guilty plea and payment, Lifshitz will not receive any jail time but has agreed to resign from the bar.
Former Name Partner Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Return
New York Law Journal
November 24, 2008