Edwards Wildman Looks To High Court To Duck RICO Suit

Law360, Chicago (February 7, 2013, 5:21 PM EST) -- Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review a Sixth Circuit ruling that renewed a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act putative class action alleging the firm, John Hancock Life Insurance Co. and others deceptively steered companies to abusive tax shelters.

The former Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, which became Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP in 2011 after a merger with Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon LLP, and onetime Edwards Angell partner John H. Reid III argued in their petition for...
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