September 24, 2020

Dewey & LeBoeuf

Defense Attorney for Ex-Dewey CFO Asks Jurors to Bust Out Their Sarcasm Detectors

Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf CFO Joel Sanders is on trial along with ex-Chairman Steven Davis and former executive director Stephen DiCarmineis for cooking the books at their law firm that went bankrupt in 2012. Opening statements in the case were made yesterday but today, Mr. Sanders's attorney Andrew Frisch had his turn and he can explain […]

Dewey Even Want to Know How Much Trouble the Ex-Heads of This Failed Law Firm Are In?

This is bad. Very very bad. Let's hop in the time machine and go back to 2012, when Colin caught us up on just how bad the situation was over at Dewey (spoiler alert: tax partners were jumping ship and heading to KPMG): You might not be aware of this, but mega law firm Dewey […]

Dewey Think an Accounting Firm Could Go Bankrupt?

Michael Cohn over at Accounting Today wonders if an accounting firm could suffer the same fate as recently departed global law firm Dewey & Leboeuf. It's a question worth asking since the entity structures for both accounting and law firms are similar and mergers are common in both industries. But really, it's not as likely (although not […]

(UPDATE) Things Are So Bad at Law Firm Dewey & LeBoeuf That One of Its Top Partners Left for KPMG

You might not be aware of this, but mega law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf is in a lot of trouble. It seems to have started back in February with rumors of financial troubles and things have spiraled from there. Partners leaving in droves. Late bonuses. Layoffs. Problems with K-1s. The bright side of all these troubles […]