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As Another Dewey & LeBoeuf Partner Exits, Total 2012 Departure Tally Tops 50

Updated: Los Angeles partner David Smith has exited Dewey & LeBoeuf for a 100-attorney California-based law firm, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth.

That puts the latest tally of Dewey partner departures to join competing law firms in 2012 at 52, the Am Law Daily reports.

Other partners have reportedly retired or gone in-house, putting the total number of partner exits a bit higher.

Earlier coverage: “Reuters Lists ‘Linchpin’ Partners Still at Dewey & LeBoeuf Who Are ‘Critical to the Firm’s Future’”

Updated at 12:05 p.m. to include the name of the departing partner.

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