Analysis

Dewey Drama Takes Unexpected Twist With Ex-CFO's Jailing

By Jody Godoy (November 15, 2018, 10:09 PM EST) -- The long saga of failed BigLaw firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP took another dramatic twist Thursday when a New York judge threw the firm's former chief financial officer in jail briefly for not paying his $1 million criminal fine, leaving some lawyers shocked.

Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP CFO Joel Sanders in Manhattan in 2015. (Law360) Joel Sanders is the last remnant of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office's high-profile case alleging a coterie of Dewey executives and staffers teamed up to defraud the firm's lenders and investors before its collapse. Sanders came to court Thursday to argue to New York Supreme Court...

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