Dewey Defense Grills Cooperator Over Shifting Claims

Law360, New York (August 17, 2015, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A cooperating witness in the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP fraud trial endured a grueling cross-examination in New York state court Monday as a defense lawyer drilled down on her shifting statements to prosecutors about an alleged scheme to cook the firm's books.

Former Dewey Revenue Support Director Dianne Cascino took the witness stand for a third day in the trial of former Chairman Steven Davis, Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders. The defendants are accused of participating in a plot to mislead Dewey's lenders, investors, auditors and lawyers about the firm's financial condition before it tumbled into...

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