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Former Dewey & LeBoeuf execs settle civil suit

Jul 24, 2014 Two former executives from the failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have settled a civil suit brought against them by the firm’s bankruptcy trustee. Dewey’s ex-chief financial officer, Joel Sanders, and former…

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Dewey estate goes after former partners

Mar 29, 2013 The Dewey & LeBoeuf estate has filed suit against 18 former partners who refused to contribute to a settlement plan. The claim describes the former partners’ attempt to claim moneys owed to them (profit…

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Dewey retirees reach settlement with former firm

Feb 12, 2013 A group of 125 Dewey retirees has agreed to settle claims made by the defunct firm, agreeing to pay the Dewey estate $5000 or 25 per cent of payments received from Dewey during 2011-12, whichever is lower. The retirees…

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Dewey partners agree to $60 million clawback deal

Aug 21, 2012 Former partners at failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have agreed to pay more than $60 million back to the firm. The settlement is an attempt to account for client fees that were partially earned at Dewey but were paid to…

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