Wednesday, October 16, 2013

George Abney Joins Alston & Bird (10/16/13)

Main Justice reports here that George Abney, here, has joined Alston & Bird LLP.  From his bio previously linked:
George Abney is a partner in the firm’s Tax Controversy Group whose practice focuses on civil and criminal tax controversy matters. Mr. Abney has significant trial and appellate experience gained from years as a federal prosecutor with the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District of Florida. In private practice, he has successfully represented clients in civil tax controversies before the IRS, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. district courts and the U.S. bankruptcy courts, as well as in federal grand jury investigations and IRS criminal investigations. 
Mr. Abney was recognized by former Attorney General John Ashcroft as a Tax Division Outstanding Attorney, and he has received special recognition from FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III, for his work in successfully prosecuting United States v. Dugas, a case that involved kidnapping, Mann Act and firearms charges. 
Mr. Abney earned his J.D. from the Florida State University College of Law, with high honors, where he served as executive editor of the law review, and his B.A. from Columbia University.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Jim McCune's Inurnment 10/22 at Fort Myers (10/9/13)

John Murray just advised as follows:  "Jim McCune's October 22 inurnment. Mass at Fort Myers Old Post Chapel at 10:45AM, inurnment at Arlington immediately thereafter, followed by lunch at the Fort Myers Officers Club."