We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Thompson & Knight Exits Sunwest Fraud Action

Law360, New York (June 30, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT) -- Thompson & Knight LLP on Wednesday exited a class action in Oregon accusing the firm of aiding an alleged Ponzi scheme at now-defunct retirement home operator Sunwest Management Inc.

U.S. District Judge Michael R. Hogan granted a motion by the plaintiffs to permanently cut Thompson & Knight from the suit, following a settlement approved in April. Another defendant, Geffen Mesher & Co. PC, remains active in the suit and did not consent to the motion to dismiss its co-defendant.

Luke Ashley, general counsel for Thompson & Knight, declined to comment on details of the settlement Thursday, while an attorney for the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

map

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has redefined what it means to be the biggest of BigLaw — weighing in at 2,116 attorneys by year end 2018 and becoming the first firm since Law360 began tracking law firm head counts to top 2,000 U.S.-based attorneys.

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Oregon

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

October 13, 2010

Law Firms

Government Agencies