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Dewey Defense Says Execs Were Trying To Save Failing Firm

Law360, New York (April 27, 2017, 8:43 PM EDT) -- Two former executives at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP had no intent to defraud the doomed firm's banks and lenders, but were merely working as hard as they could to save a sinking ship, a jury heard on Thursday as the defense finished its role in the retrial.

The two former executives are accused of having finance department employees make up to a dozen different kinds of allegedly fraudulent accounting adjustments to the firm's books each year from 2008 through 2011. (Getty) In his closing argument, defense...
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