Sydow Suit Over Stanford Fees Returns To State Court

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 1:57 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Friday remanded to Texas state court a contract suit over legal fees the Sydow Firm LLP claims Lloyd’s of London and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP owe it for alleged fraudster Robert Allen Stanford's defense.

While expressing doubts about the merits of the breach of contract suit, Judge Nancy F. Atlas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas determined that because both Sydow and the insurer’s attorneys from Akin Gump reside in Texas, the case lacks...
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