Dewey Trial Gets Heated With Ex-Partner On Stand

Law360, New York (June 2, 2015, 7:06 PM EDT) -- The criminal trial of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's former leaders grew combative in New York state court on Tuesday as defense lawyers sparred with an exiled senior partner over the firm's controversial accounting methods.

Prosecutors working under Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance are seeking to prove that former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives Steven Davis, Stephen DiCarmine and Joel Sanders participated in a prolonged scheme to cook Dewey's books. (Credit: Getty) The fifth day of trial featured a withering, four-hour cross-examination of John Salmon, a former Dewey tax partner who claims he was ousted from the firm in 2010 after complaining about...

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