Dewey Says Ex-Workers Cutting Corners With Layoff Suit

Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 6:59 PM EST) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP shot back Friday at former employees' putative class action over mass layoffs that accompanied its bankruptcy filing last year, insisting the allegations must be filed as claims in the Chapter 11 proceeding rather than as an adversary proceeding.

The defunct law firm was responding to a lawsuit brought in May by former Dewey document specialist Vittoria Conn alleging it violated provisions of the New York state and federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Acts, which require business to give employees a heads up...
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