Dewey's Fall Leads Attys To Split For Baker, Others

Law360, Los Angeles (May 29, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Baker & McKenzie LLP was one of several law firms Tuesday that said it had scooped up former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP lawyers and staff following Dewey's recent bankruptcy filing, adding that it had also opened a new office in Johannesburg.

Baker & McKenzie appeared to be the largest beneficiary immediately following Dewey's collapse, snagging 16 lawyers and 15 professional staff from Dewey's South Africa-based office. Baker Hostetler, Greenberg Traurig LLP and Manatt Phelps & Phillips also announced Tuesday that they had added former Dewey partners...
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