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Dewey asks judge for approval on clawback deal

Sep 5, 2012 Defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has asked a New York judge to approve a $70 million “clawback” settlement with former partners. The deal, if approved, would be the fastest ever resolution of claims against former…

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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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Bigger isn't better in Washington DC

Aug 7, 2012 A survey of the law firms operating in Washington DC indicates that the “bigger is better” growth strategy might be a thing of the past. In fact, eight of the region’s 10 largest law firms maintained or shrank…

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Addleshaws simplifies path to partnership

Aug 2, 2012 Addleshaw Goddard has simplified the path to partnership, reducing the number of hurdles that lawyers face before they are eligible for promotion to the top rank. The six lawyers who were made up to partner at…

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