US law firms Dewey & LeBoeuf and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker have won lead roles on Walt Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. The deal means Disney will take over ownership of 5,000 Marvel
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Dewey & LeBoeuf has hired three partners from Cooley Godward Kronish, including Richard Climan, one of the Silicon Valley firm’s top rainmakers and head of Cooley’s mergers practice. Richard Climan will be joining
UK law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has been hit with a negligence claims of more than $3 billion by the liquidators of General American Life Insurance, a major insurance company.
General Motors’ bankruptcy filing today will divert millions of dollars to bankruptcy lawyers at two major New York firms - Weil Gotshal and Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Eric Schwartz, most recently head of Dewey & LeBoeuf's arbitration practice, has joined US-based King & Spalding. Schwartz will assist in launching King & Spalding's France practice.
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP will be drastically reducing the compensation provided to 50-60 partners by varying amounts, often more than 75%. The cuts come as part of an overall revision of the firm's remuneration system.
Dewey & LeBoeuf has cut pay for 66 partners by as much as 80 percent over the past 15 months, reports the Am Law Daily. Lower-tier partners have saw drastic reductions, with monthly draws of as little as $10,000, or
Dewey & LeBoeuf and O’Melveny & Myers announced that they will lay off about 330 lawyers and staff blaming weak demand for legal work because of the economic crisis. New York-based Dewey & LeBoeuf plans to cut about
Wall Street leaders Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Sullivan & Cromwell and Davis Polk & Wardwell have all seen falling profits and flat revenues in 2008. Dewey & LeBoeuf' also reported a profit dip. Dewey's gross
Dewey & LeBoeuf will close its San Francisco office and move all attorneys and staff to East Palo Alto. The combined office will have nine partners and about 20 associates. Jobs will not be cut, according to a statement
Dewey & LeBoeuf has hired Weil, Gotshal & Manges partner Michael Kessler, who joins the business solutions and governance practice in New York. Kessler follows practice head Martin Bienenstock who made the same move
The Natonal Law Journal reports that a New York federal judge cut Dewey & LeBoeuf's fees for its work on a securities receivership case by 20 percent to $1.7 million, following Sullivan & Worcester's objection and
GM is preparing for the worst. Its management tapped bankruptcy veteran Harvey Miller of the New York law firm, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP. Restructuring veterans Jay Alix, Evercore Partners' William Repko, Blackstone
The international law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP today announced that the firm has appointed 20 new partners globally, effective January 1, 2009.
Dewey & LeBoeuf, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have reduced the rate for year-end associate bonuses. According to The Lawyer, the firms will pay associates bonuses ranging from