dewey & leboeuf

  • Dewey retirees unhappy with proposed settlement

    It seems as though no one’s happy with Dewey & LeBoeuf these days: not creditors, not regulators and certainly not its former partners, who may be on the hook for the firm’s massive debts.

  • Dewey offers former partners a deal

    Time will tell how badly Dewey & LeBoeuf’s ex-partners who jumped ship really want to leave their former firm behind.

  • Dewey to propose settlement to ex-partners

    Dealing with the aftermath hasn’t been any more fun than watching the ship sink. New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf still has a long way to go before its finished winding down from its May 28 bankruptcy filing.

  • Dewey looks to pay remaining staff $700,000 in bonuses

    Nothing keeps people happy like a fat wallet. And no one can ever accuse bankrupt New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf of being shy when it came to promises of doling out ducats.

  • Dewey’s 50 largest account debtors named

    The clock is ticking, and creditors are anxiously awaiting the moment when the checks arrive in the mail from defunct New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But first, the firm needs to call in all of its unpaid bills.

  • Dewey crusades for quick clawback settlement

    The hits keep coming for disgruntled former partners of the soon-to-be-defunct New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. The firm’s bankruptcy team reportedly will present its former partners, whose earnings are subject to clawbacks, with an outline for how to settle claims with more than 5,000 creditors anxious to draw...

  • Former Dewey partner sues management, claims they were “running a Ponzi scheme”

    It was only a matter of time. Henry Bunsow, a former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner and IP litigation specialist who now has his own boutique firm, dropped the first publicly filed lawsuit from a former partner Tuesday in California Superior Court.

  • Dewey finally files for bankruptcy

    After nearly five full months of taking blow after blow, apparently it was time to throw in the towel. Reeling New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last night in Manhattan federal bankruptcy court.

  • Dewey prepares for bankruptcy

    It appears as though Dewey & LeBoeuf’s hiring of bankruptcy counsel Albert Togut in April really was foreshadowing for a final filing. Despite many assertions to the contrary by firm leadership, of which all save for one already has jumped ship, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the New...

  • Regulators sue Dewey, Warsaw office transfers to Greenberg Traurig

    So far this week, there’s been good news and bad news for failing New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. First the bad news: The Public Benefit Guaranty Corp., which oversees U.S. private-sector pension plans and interjects to cover plans when employers cannot pay promised benefits, sued Dewey on Monday.

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