Patton Boggs Wants Out Of Stanford's Suit

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Attorneys from Patton Boggs LLP have asked a federal judge for permission to stop representing Robert Allen Stanford in the government's civil case against the alleged $7 billion Ponzi schemer, citing lack of sufficient access to their client and “irreconcilable differences” with Stanford's criminal counsel.

In a motion filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Patton Boggs asked to withdraw as Stanford's counsel, saying that since he is currently detained at the Federal Detention Center in Houston, it is difficult...
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