Thomson ReutersJanuary 18, 2013 18:00
* Law firms sued over representation of Allen Stanford
* Ponzi schemer sentenced to 110 years prison
By Terry Baynes and Jonathan Stempel
Jan 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday accepted appeals by law firms that once represented convicted swindler Allen Stanford and were trying to avoid lawsuits by victims seeking to recoup losses from his $7 billion Ponzi scheme.