DA Asks For Halt To Dewey Trustee's Suit Against Ex-Brass

Law360, New York (July 10, 2014, 8:07 PM ET) -- Manhattan's district attorney on Wednesday asked a bankruptcy judge to halt the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP liquidating trustee’s suit against former Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders in favor of a criminal case charging the pair with masking the defunct firm’s weak finances ahead of its collapse.

Lawyers for New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said that allowing DiCarmine and Sanders to litigate the trustee's clawback suit while also fighting the state-court indictment could hand them an unfair tactical...
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