Janis Meyer

  • Analyzing Dewey’s latest operating report

    In the nearly three months since Dewey & LeBoeuf’s bankruptcy filing, the firm’s estate has attempted to repay its debts by collecting outstanding bills and fighting tooth and nail to reach a clawback settlement with former partners.

  • Dewey paid executive partner $190,000 after bankruptcy filing

    A bankruptcy trustee recently rejected Dewey & LeBoeuf’s proposal to pay remaining workers up to $700,000 in bonuses, but that hasn’t stopped the bankrupt firm from shelling out for several high-level employees.

  • 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 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...

  • Dewey & LeBoeuf loses 4 more lawyers

    Another day, another round of departures from Dewey & LeBoeuf. Most recently, a four-person mergers and acquisitions group has left the struggling firm for the greener pastures of DLA Piper.

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