Dewey Loses 12-Partner Insurance, M&A Team To Willkie

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 7:30 PM EDT) -- Financially troubled Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP lost another 12 partners Friday, as a team of insurance, transactional and regulatory attorneys — including the chairman of its mergers and acquisitions group and co-chairs of its insurance and corporate finance groups — jumped ship to Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

The team is led by former Dewey M&A group chairman Alexander M. Dye, ex-insurance co-chairman Michael Groll, ex-corporate finance co-chairman John M. Schwolsky and Robert S. Rachofsky, a former member of Dewey’s corporate department policy committee. All four...
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