Fallout Over Ex-McGuire Woods Partner Continues

Law360, New York (March 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former client, Alternative Energy Sources Inc., has slapped McGuire Woods with a malpractice suit, asking the court to hold the Virginia-based firm liable after one of its partners supposedly earned $17 million in an illegal trading scheme involving the company’s stock.

The complaint, filed by Alternative Energy Sources Inc. at the end of January, was transferred from Jackson County Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri on Tuesday at the request of the legal powerhouse.

The energy giant is...
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