Ex-Dewey Attys, New Firms May Regret Shotgun Weddings

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT) -- The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP may have been a boon for rivals who were able to pick off top talent, but a rushed courtship may make for some bad matches, causing some partners leave in as little as 18 months, experts said.

In the rush to acquire former Dewey partners, firms may not have had a chance to perform adequate due diligence, which means they could end up eating the cost of bringing on the partner if it turns out that he or she...
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