Mayer Brown Sued Over Refco Scandal

Law360, New York (December 15, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Investors have accused law firm Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP in a class action lawsuit of playing a key role in the alleged fraud that led to Refco Inc.’s stunning financial collapse earlier this year.

The 102-page complaint was filed on behalf of an Illinois state pension fund and boasts a laundry list of top banks, underwriters and individuals as defendants. Most of them have already been named in the myriad of Refco lawsuits on file, but this is the first to name Mayer Brown....
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