Top Dewey Partners Set Sail For Calmer Seas

Law360, New York (May 3, 2012, 3:29 PM EDT) -- Partners continued to walk away from the ailing firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Wednesday as seven partners, including vice chairman Morton Pierce, left for White & Case LLP and a three-partner London litigation team left for Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.

A spokesperson for White & Case confirmed Wednesday that Dewey’s former vice chairman left the struggling firm, along with seven other partners including mergers and acquisition specialist Denise A. Cerasani.

Pierce — who also served as co-chairman of Dewey’s mergers and acquisitions practice group...
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