Did Miers’s Firm Do “Shoddy” Work?

by Jonathan H. Adler

Without much of a paper trail to examine, those digging into Miers’ background and qualifications may devote substantial attention to the doings of her old law firm, Locke, Liddell & Sapp, where she was a managing partner. For instance, the TaxProfs blog notes that while Miers was managing partner of the firm, it profited from “shoddy tax shelter opinions.”