Dewey Execs Gamble On Retrial In Face Of Felony Convictions

Law360, New York (January 8, 2016, 10:31 PM EST) -- The decision by a pair of former top executives at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP to press toward a new trial, in spite of plea offers on the table with little or no prison time, is a bold bet on avoiding the stigma and fallout of felony convictions against the threat of lengthy prison sentences.

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives Joel Sanders, center, and Stephen DiCarmine, right, have rebuffed plea offers from the government whereas Steven Davis, left, is poised to sign a deferred prosecution agreement over their roles in the scheme to falsely inflate Dewey's books. (Credit: Law360) As Manhattan District...

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