Accounting Consultant Takes Stand at Dewey & LeBoeuf Trial - As they prepare to rest their case, prosecutors in a criminal trial of three former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives called to the stand a forensic accounting consultant who testified that accounting adjustments each year lifted net income by tens of millions of dollars.
Quinn Emanuel Co-Founder Joins Davis Wright - David Quinto, a founder of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan who left the litigation powerhouse last year, is headed to Davis Wright Tremaine with Scott Commerson. The two Quinn Emanuel alums are open to referrals from their former colleagues.
Lawyers Spar Over Cause of Dewey & LeBoeuf's Demise - Jurors in a New York criminal court were presented Tuesday with conflicting stories about the timing and circumstances that led to the downfall of Dewey & LeBoeuf during the testimony of Janis Meyer, the firm's former general counsel.
Acquisition Spree Sees Slater and Gordon Revenues Soar - Fuelled by a series of acquisitions, publicly listed Australian law firm Slater and Gordon has announced a strong set of financials for the last fiscal year, posting significant increases in both revenue and earnings.
K&L Gates Grows Despite Losses, Plus More Lateral Moves - K&L Gates offsets a series of partner departures with hires in Dallas and Asia; Ashurst brings back a private equity pro from Skadden; Boies Schiller bags one from Cravath; a McKenna Long founder decamps; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ex-Davies Ward Partner Gets Hefty Fine for Inside Trades - A Canadian securities regulator slapped ex-Davies Ward partner Mitchell Finkelstein with a nearly half-million dollar fine for tipping off his former fraternity brother about upcoming deals.
After Bingham Bolt-On, Morgan Lewis Subleases Unused Space - Less than a year after agreeing to absorb the bulk of Bingham McCutchen, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has agreed to sublease space in Boston that it agreed to move into last year, before its combination with the former was finalized in January.
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