Dewey Trial Begins With Davis Blaming Fall On Atty Greed

Law360, New York (May 26, 2015, 8:31 PM EDT) -- The landmark trial of the executive leadership of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on fraud and larceny charges began on Tuesday, and defense attorneys quickly laid the blame for Dewey's collapse on the financial crisis and some "greedy" partners who fled the firm, and said the executives were far removed from any accounting trickery.

Stephen DiCarmine's lead attorney Austin Campriello and Steven Davis' head lawyer Elkan Abramowitz spoke with Law360 after the first day of the Dewey criminal trial about the wealth of complex information the jury is being asked to digest, and how they intend to keep the panel tuned in...

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