Perkins Coie Wants Out Of $39M Municipal Bond Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 4:47 PM EST) -- Perkins Coie LLP on Thursday asked a federal judge in Missouri to reject Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc.’s bid to rope it into a class action over a failed municipal bond issuance linked to a fraudulent scheme to build an artificial sweetener plant.

In a reply brief filed in Jefferson City, Mo., the law firm says that although it served as the international patent counsel to Mamtek International Ltd., the firm touting the failed sucralose plant and whose former chief Bruce Cole is facing criminal fraud...
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