dewey & leboeuf

  • Dewey’s leaders discuss downfall, next steps

    The well-publicized collapse of New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf likely is coming to its closing chapters. The firm has now lost about 160 of its nearly 320 partners since January 2012 to other firms, with 81 of those partners having announced their departures in May. And for many...

  • More law firms may end up like Dewey, Forbes says

    When it comes to Dewey & LeBoeuf, we’ve been like gawkers driving slowly past a car crash, our morbid fascination at times overwhelming the tragedy of the long-established firm’s slow and painful demise.

  • Exodus of Dewey attorneys in full effect

    It’s getting to the point where even the rats will want off the ship with the crew before it sinks. Another chapter was written yesterday in New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf’s well-chronicled collapse as a raft of rainmakers ran for the exits.

  • Dewey warns employees that firm could shut down

    Signs are now solidly pointing toward the end for New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. Dewey issued advance notice to its employees under the Federal Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act (WARN) last Friday that they may soon lose their jobs if the firm is forced to shutter.

  • Dewey’s potential merger with SNR Denton falls apart

    Following Monday’s revelation that failing New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf’s management team sent a memo to all of its partners suggesting they seek other employment, things have continued to head south.

  • Dewey encourages partners to jump ship

    It looks like the bitter end may be near for embattled New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. The remaining four members of the firm’s new management team, following Steven Davis’ ouster over the weekend amid questions surrounding his conduct and a Manhattan district attorney’s office probe, sent a memo...

  • N.Y. prosecutors probe Dewey & LeBoeuf, firm cuts ties with executive

    Things continue to look bad for New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. Over the weekend, reports surfaced that New York prosecutors are investigating the beleaguered firm over allegations of wrongdoing by Steven Davis, formerly firm chairman and, until yesterday, part of its recently appointed five-person management team.

  • Banks increasingly wary of lending to law firms

    With news of mass defections and bankruptcy rumors swirling through the media, it’s no wonder banks are increasingly hesitant to dole out loans to corporate law firms.

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  • Dewey & LeBoeuf plans to sublease executive floor

    Sometimes every little bit helps. Struggling New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf is reportedly planning to sublease the executive floor of its Manhattan headquarters in an effort to mitigate its mountain of debt.

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