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Dewey & LeBoeuf is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dewey & LeBoeuf has 1040 attorneys and is the 20th largest firm in the United States.  With $782,000,000 in gross revenue in 2011, the firm placed 28th on The American Lawyer's 2012 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2010 Global 100 survey, Dewey & LeBoeuf ranked as the 26th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IL, MA, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, TX and UT.

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Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 14 19 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 60 -50 Summer programs

In the News

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

At Blaqwell, Watching the Ink on Big Firms' Bottom Lines

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

The Am Law Daily caught up with the two lead principals at secretive legal consultancy Blaqwell Inc. for a rare on-the-record chat about trends affecting their clients, which have included some 40 Am Law 100 firms.

Orrick Makes Key Additions, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Former Dewey Chairman Ordered to Pay Bank $400K

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 01, 2016

A state judge in Manhattan has directed former Dewey & LeBoeuf chairman Steven Davis to pay Citibank nearly $400,000 that his attorney said served as a capital contribution to the failed law firm.

Apple Turns to Fangda Partners to Protect Its iPhone in China

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 27, 2016

Fangda Partners, a large China-based law firm headquartered in Shanghai with a strong intellectual property disputes practice, is representing Apple in its fight to reverse a recent ruling that threatens to ban sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Beijing.

Dewey & LeBoeuf Case Inspires Musical Parody for CLE Credit

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 06, 2016

A musical featuring a cast of New York lawyers and hosted by the New York American Inn of Court will use the backdrop of the well-known case to provide an ethics lesson.

Dewey Papers Allege Sources of DA's Interest in Firm Finances

Christine Simmons and Nell Gluckman : New York Law Journal : June 02, 2016

Newly filed court papers in the Dewey & LeBoeuf criminal case attempt to answer a central question dogging the indicted executives: Who pressed the Manhattan district attorney to investigate Dewey's finances amid its 2012 collapse?

Dewey Case Memo Calls Birth of DA's Case “Troubling”

Christine Simmons and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2016

A defense attorney representing former Dewey & LeBoeuf CFO Joel Sanders suggested in a court filing that the criminal investigation of the now-defunct firm's former chairman "was pressed by" an ex-partner and a former top prosecutor in the Manhattan D.A.'s Office.

Amid Battles With League, NFL Players Incur Big Legal Fees

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2016

In an annual filing, The National Football League Players Association recently detailed expenditures to 16 law firms within the past year, including payments to Gibson Dunn, Latham & Watkins, Norton Rose Fulbright and Winston & Strawn.

Dechert Reshuffles London Leadership in Growth Bid

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2016

In an example of the laser-like focus U.S. law firms are placing on London in recent months, Dechert has revamped the leadership structure of its London office with an eye toward making it on par with the firm's largest locations in New York and Philadelphia.

Lateral Litigators: May's Most Impressive Moves

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 01, 2016

Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., were hot markets for lateral litigators in May, with firms including Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Morrison & Foerster; and Bracewell coming out on top. Here are The Lit Daily's picks for the most notable litigator moves in May.

Dewey Defendant Taps New Counsel for Retrial

Nell Gluckman and Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 31, 2016

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf executive director Stephen DiCarmine, who continues to battle multiple criminal charges related to his firm's 2012 collapse, chose a new white-collar defense lawyer for his upcoming retrial.

Dewey Exec DiCarmine Picks New Lawyer, Delaying Retrial

Nell Gluckman and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf executive director Stephen DiCarmine, who continues to battle multiple criminal charges related to his firm's 2012 collapse, chose a new top white-collar defense lawyer to represent him on Friday.

Zuckerman Spaeder

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

Over the past year, Zuckerman Spaeder has been busy at work on high-profile disputes, while evolving.

In Bid to Become a 'Category Killer,' Hinshaw Makes Changes

Roy Strom : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

One year into his role as chairman of Hinshaw & Culbertson, Kevin Burke has shaken up the Chicago-based firm's top management in pursuit of a new branding initiative that seeks to make it a market leader in advising other law firms facing legal issues.

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ex-Dewey Attorney Leaves DLA Piper for New Venture

Nell Gluckman, Christine Simmons : The American Lawyer : May 16, 2016

John Altorelli, a corporate and finance partner who joined DLA Piper in 2012 after fleeing Dewey & LeBoeuf before the latter's historic demise, is leaving Big Law.

Lateral Hiring By US Firms in London Reaches New High

Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016

Research into recent recruitment trends by international firms in London has found that they brought in over 20 percent more partners in 2015 than the year before, with total partner numbers climbing by 6 percent across the group year-on-year.

DLA Piper's John Altorelli Has Left the Building

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2016

The former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner, who spoke out about the firm's downfall prior to its subsequent demise, is leaving DLA Piper to help form a business.

A Fool For a Client

Steven J. Harper : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2016

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf executive director Stephen DiCarmine wants to represent himself in his upcoming retrial. He thinks it's a good idea; no one else does.

Law Firms Look for Lessons—and Clients—in Panama Papers Leak

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2016

As lawyers position themselves to represent clients embroiled in the Panama Papers scandal, a legal ethics attorney says now is a good time for firms to re-examine their intake policies, especially in foreign offices.

Shechtman and Jones Leave Zuckerman Spaeder for Bracewell

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 10, 2016

By bringing on two star litigators this week—Paul Shechtman, who is frequently juggling high-profile court cases, and Barbara Jones, a former Southern District judge—Bracewell is looking to regain strength fast in New York, while its newest partners hope to expand their client base.

Ex-Dewey Leader Wants to Handle Retrial Pro Se

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 09, 2016

The criminal case against two leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf took an unusual turn Friday, when former executive director Stephen DiCarmine said he wanted to represent himself at a retrial.

Dewey's DiCarmine Looks to Fire Lawyer as Retrial Looms

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 06, 2016

A judge urged former Dewey & LeBoeuf executive director Stephen DiCarmine not to split with Bryan Cave's Austin Campriello, saying that the risks of representing himself were too great.

New Decisions on Emails and Motion Practice

Mark A. Berman : New York Law Journal : May 03, 2016

In his State E-Discovery column, Mark A. Berman discusses various cases in which emails factored into the decisions of motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment.

Litigators Recall Representing Prince, a Client Like No Other

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 22, 2016

Prince, the legendary singer, songwriter, producer and man of myriad other talents, died Thursday at 57. The eclectic pop icon kept a bevy of high-profile lawyers busy during the past three decades.

Am Law Echoes: A Look at Rankings Past and Present

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2016

Ahead of the publication next week of the annual Am Law 100 list, The Am Law Daily looked back at what has changed since The American Lawyer first published its rankings in 1985. The biggest difference between that year and 2016 is the size of the firms.

Two Big Firms Reap Benefits From Cybersecurity IPO

Brian Baxter and Rose Walker : The Am Law Daily : April 12, 2016

Five years after paying $612 million for cybersecurity company SecureWorks Corp., tech giant Dell Inc. is poised to pull off an IPO valuing the former at $1.4 billion. Hogan Lovells and Davis Polk & Wardwell also stand to benefit from 2016's first big tech listing.

Florida Firm Acquires Boutique, Opens NY Office

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 06, 2016

Greenspoon Marder, a Florida-based 180-attorney firm, acquired New York litigation boutique Jacob, Medinger & Finnegan and opened a Manhattan office April 1.

Ex-Dewey Partners Spared Liability for Lease Payments

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 05, 2016

A Manhattan judge has found that hundreds of former partners of Dewey & LeBoeuf and legacy firms cannot be held personally liable for lease payments after the film filed for bankruptcy, relieving them of millions of dollars of potential liability.