Martin Bienenstock

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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’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.

  • 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.

  • Dewey & LeBoeuf overhauls management team amid more defections

    Desperate times have led to desperate measures at beleaguered Dewey & LeBoeuf. The New York-based law firm is making major management changes following several months of reported financial trouble and partner defections.

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