Analysis

Split Dewey Verdict Shows Difficulty Of Convicting Top Execs

Law360, New York (May 9, 2017, 10:05 PM EDT) -- The conviction of just one out of three former executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP shows the problems prosecutors face in trying to hold senior management accountable for crimes that are not directly tied to the C-suite, experts said Tuesday.

Former Dewey Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders was convicted Monday of fraud and conspiracy, but Dewey’s former executive director, Stephen DiCarmine, was cleared of the same charges, nearly a year and a half after prosecutors agreed not to again pursue charges against the law firm’s former...
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