Dewey Worker Says He Didn't Think His Actions Were Criminal

Law360, New York (July 2, 2015, 5:55 PM EDT) -- An attorney for a former executive of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP got the firm's ex-budget chief to acknowledge Thursday he didn't think there was anything criminal about the purportedly fraudulent accounting adjustments to Dewey's books, as the criminal trial of the firm's former management wrapped up its sixth week.

During the second day of testimony from Dewey's former director of budgeting and planning, Ilya Alter, about the years he spent cutting accounting corners in an effort to reduce expenses at the firm, defense attorneys sought to undercut his statements by poking holes in his testimony for the prosecution.

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