Suit Against McGuireWoods Stays In Kansas

Law360, New York (July 23, 2009, 4:12 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to either transfer, stay or dismiss a lawsuit against McGuireWoods LLP over its alleged role in a securities fraud scheme that helped send ethanol producer Ethanex Energy Inc. into bankruptcy.

McGuireWoods had asked Judge Carlos Murguia of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas to either transfer the case to New York, where related civil and criminal actions are pending against former firm lawyer Louis W. Zehil; to stay the case pending resolution of the New York actions; or...
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