Dewey Defense Pounces On Cooperator's Shifting Statements

Law360, New York (July 22, 2015, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for the former heads of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP sought Wednesday to use the testimony of prosecutors' key cooperating witness against the government, getting the firm's finance director to admit he didn't think he was committing a crime while he made adjustments to Dewey's books in an effort to prop up the struggling firm.

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf Finance Director Frank Canellas has claimed the firm's former brass was in on a scheme to fool the firm's lenders and investors into believing that Dewey was in good financial health. (Credit: Law360) On the seventh day of testimony from Frank Canellas,...

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