Dewey Case Shows Staffers Help The Boss At Their Own Peril

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 7:59 PM EST) -- A junior Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP staffer hit with criminal charges for his alleged role in a scheme to misstate the firm’s financial position serves as a cautionary tale for any BigLaw employees who feel shielded from liability for the actions of their lawyer bosses, experts say.

Zachary Warren, 29, who joined the just-formed firm in 2008 soon after college, walked in handcuffs into a Manhattan court alongside three top Dewey executives: former Chairman Steven Davis, former Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and former Chief Financial Officer...
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