Nearly a year after Dewey Ballantine lawyers infuriated members of the Asian-American community by performing a stereotype-laden parody song at their annual dinner, the law firm is again dealing with allegations of racial insensitivity, this time stemming from a partner's joke that was e-mailed to all the firm's New York employees. The partner and the firm's co-chairs have apologized for the gaffe, but any further action is still undetermined.
Dewey Partner's E-Mail Causes Upset Over Racial Insensitivity
New York Law Journal
January 29, 2004