• With CBS Outdoor spin off, Weil’s Bensch plays starring role

    CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. raised $644 million in an IPO, and Bensch and Weil Partner Matthew Bloch led the team that advised Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and the other underwriters in the deal.

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges lays off employees, cuts partner pay

    Though the dust from the shocking bankruptcy of Dewey & LeBoeuf has pretty much settled at this point, the legal industry is far from stable, as demonstrated by a hefty round of layoffs announced today at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges defers associates’ bonuses to January 2013

    It’s end-of-the-year bonus time at law firms, where I can only presume lawyers are greedily rubbing their hands together in anticipation of a fat stack of cash

  • 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’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...

  • 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.

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