Dewey Execs Claim DA Railroading Them Over Firm's Failure

Law360, New York (July 11, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT) -- The former leaders of fallen law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Friday launched their opening volley of defenses against the Manhattan district attorney’s case claiming they deceived lenders and investors about Dewey’s anemic financial state before its collapse, accusing prosecutors of trying to make scapegoats out of them.

Ex-Dewey Chairman Steven Davis, former Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and former Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders lodged joint and individual motions in New York Supreme Court seeking to dismantle Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance’s 104-count indictment...
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