La. Tries To Revive Arbitration Bid In Merrill ARS Suit

Law360, New York (November 4, 2010, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana state agency sought in a federal appeals court on Thursday to revive efforts to arbitrate claims against Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. over an ill-fated financing effort for the reconstruction of the Superdome in New Orleans.

A lawyer for the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District argued that judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit should reverse a lower court's ruling denying the agency's motion to compel arbitration.

The attorney, James R. Swanson of Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson...
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