The Dewey Trial Report: Bad Language, Booze And Big Shots

Law360, New York (June 19, 2015, 10:05 PM EDT) -- Testimony about booze, backdated checks and bad language stole the spotlight during the fourth week of trial of three former top Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives, as prosecutors called on a trio of former Dewey insiders to paint a picture of the accounting tricks the troubled law firm resorted to as it struggled to stay afloat.

The statements of two former Dewey staffers — one of whom has pled guilty over his role in cooking Dewey's books — gave jurors some of the first views of how, prosecutors say, former Chairman Steven Davis, Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial Officer...

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