Receiver Moves To Reassign Case Against Thompson

Law360, New York (July 17, 2009, 6:28 PM EDT) -- A lawsuit brought by the receiver for Sunwest Management Inc., which accused Thompson & Knight LLP of aiding a Ponzi-like scheme, should be reassigned to the same judge overseeing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's case against Sunwest, the receiver has argued.

In a motion unopposed by Thompson & Knight, receiver Michael Grassmueck asked for his case to be heard by Judge Michael R. Hogan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. The case is currently assigned to Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Coffin...
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