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Joel Sanders and family members head into court for his sentencing Joel Sanders and family members head into court for his sentencing. (Photo: David Handschuh/ALM)

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf executive Joel Sanders is battling to have his criminal conviction overturned, filing a 180-page appellate brief arguing that prosecutors, his former defense lawyer and the trial judge all violated his rights to a fair trial and due process.

Sanders, the former chief financial officer at Dewey, was convicted, after a second trial, of conspiracy, scheme to defraud and securities fraud under the Martin Act. Sanders, who works at Greenspoon Marder, was sentenced in 2017 to a $1 million fine and 750 hours of community service with the threat of jail if he didn’t comply.

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Jack Newsham

Jack Newsham writes about the New York legal community and the business of law, including law firm finance and management and the battle for talent. Email him at [email protected] and find him on Twitter @thenewsham.

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