Mayer Brown Asks Court To Toss T.H. Lee Suit

Law360, New York (September 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attacking the plaintiff's use of vicarious liability, the U.K. arm of law firm Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the firm by Thomas H. Lee Equity over the collapse of futures brokerage Refco Inc.

In a motion filed on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Mayer Brown International LLP asked the court to dismiss the suit on the grounds that Mayer Brown's two limited liability partnerships, established in Illinois...
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