Ex-Dewey Atty Settles Insider Trading Fight With SEC

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 8:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday resolved its case against former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP employment attorney Todd L. Treadway, who was accused in New York federal court of trading in the stock of companies whose acquisitions he had helped advise.

Treadway was fined slightly more than $40,000 for his conduct, which covers the $27,000 he made in illicit profits, plus $3,000 in prejudgment interest and a $10,000 civil penalty.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Holwell said in his judgment Monday that because of...
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