Ex-Dewey Worker Says DA Plays 'Fast and Loose' With Facts

Law360, New York (June 27, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The former client relations manager for Dewey & Leboeuf LLP has accused prosecutors of playing “fast and loose with the facts” by claiming he was a key player alongside Dewey’s leadership in a scheme to conceal the firm’s weak financial condition before its collapse.

Zachary Warren claims the charges against him hinge on the testimony of Dewey’s former finance director, Frank Canellas, who has only told prosecutors that Warren was once in the same room when Canellas and the firm’s former chief financial officer, Joel Sanders, discussed possible justifications for accounting tricks used to inflate the firm’s revenue if questioned by...

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