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  • Former Dewey partners attack proposed clawback settlement in court

    An attorney representing a group of former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners argued against a proposed clawback settlement with the defunct firm in a hearing Thursday, questioning members of Dewey’s wind-down team about their alleged interests in the deal.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dewey & LeBoeuf hires bankruptcy counsel

    The dark cloud hanging over New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf could be developing from cumulonimbus to supercell.

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