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Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders accused of fraud

Mar 6, 2014 Three former leaders of the failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have been accused of engaging in massive fraud to hide the firm's financial struggles from banks and other creditors. Manhattan prosecutors allege that…

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Florida firm Rutherford Mulhall set to close

Oct 31, 2012 After the closure of offices in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, Rutherford Mulhall has announced its imminent closure. The Florida firm has already laid off most of its 14 lawyers and…

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US firm Brown Drew & Massey set to shut down

Dec 17, 2011 Brown Drew & Massey, a US law firm that specialized in oil, gas and corporate practice, is set to shut down at the end of this calendar year, after being in business for more than 50 years. Senior partner Morris…

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Limited liability to be blamed for Howrey failure?

Mar 24, 2011 Most commentators say that Howrey failed as a result of a quick expansion and partner dissatisfaction arising from a combination of fluctuating profits and a lack of transparency. Washington Post columnist Steven…

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Howrey partners jump ship

Mar 16, 2011 Howrey lawyers are leaping to other firms after the firm announced its imminent dissolution. Construction litigation partners David Mancini and James Newland Jr are set to join

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