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Gordon Caplan, center, arrives at federal court Tuesday in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Gordon Caplan, center, arrives at federal court Tuesday in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher accused of paying a bribe to rig his daughter’s ACT score, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court on Tuesday to a count of conspiracy. He faces a recommended sentence of eight months in prison.

The former law firm leader’s guilty plea did not come as a surprise. Caplan on April 5 announced his intention to plead guilty. The details of his agreement with prosecutors were publicly filed a few days later.

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Jack Newsham

Jack Newsham writes about the New York legal community and the business of law, including law firm finance and management and the battle for talent. Email him at [email protected] and find him on Twitter @thenewsham.

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