Again, don't let the facts get in the way of your bias. We must start from the assumption that the guy is evil. Then we have to figure out exactly why he is evil.
"Before he left, tasks were doled out to other partners, including work on an investment committee and a compensation committee. He was not a partner in the new private equity funds launched in 2000 and 2001, meaning he had no role in assessing new investments, his partners said"
So his partners say he was not involved. But whatever. What do they know. They were there running the company.