Bloomberg Law
Aug. 2, 2022, 8:18 PM

A New Documentary on Dewey & LeBoeuf’s Implosion (Podcast)

David Schultz
David Schultz
Audio Producer

It’s been 10 years since the epic collapse of mega-law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, and we’ve never heard from its former chairman, Steven Davis.

Until now.

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Davis spoke at length with Bloomberg Law documentary producers Andrew Satter and Josh Block about how Dewey grew so big so fast—and why it fell so far.

The documentary video on Davis and his firm comes out Aug. 3. But in this episode of our weekly legal news podcast, On The Merits, Satter and Block give a preview about why Davis chose to break his silence now, and why law firms should look to Dewey as a cautionary tale.

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