steven davis

  • Judge OKs $19.5 million Dewey mismanagement deal

    Former Dewey & LeBoeuf Chairman Steven Davis is off the hook for mismanagement claims brought by the storied firm’s estate in connection with its May 2012 bankruptcy.

  • Former Dewey & LeBoeuf chairman agrees to settle mismanagement claims

    Dewey & LeBoeuf’s former chairman has agreed to pay more than $500,000 to settle claims that he mismanaged the law firm leading up to its collapse, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports.

  • Dewey executives face lawsuit over $35 million bond purchase

    Three former executives at Dewey & LeBoeuf are facing yet another lawsuit, this one courtesy of a life insurer that bought $35 million in bond notes from the now-defunct firm.

  • Dewey creditors can pursue claims against firm execs, judge rules

    Many of Dewey & LeBoeuf’s ex-partners are safe from lawsuits connected to the firm’s demise. But that protection won’t extend to three of the firm’s former executives, after U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn ruled Thursday that Dewey’s unsecured creditors have the standing to sue the trio for damages.

  • 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 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...

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