Fish & Richardson disclosed layoffs and departures of 49 lawyers and technology specialists -- nonlawyers with scientific or technical expertise who work on patent matters -- in the past three months. In a Jan. 30 written statement, the firm said that the legal staff members have left since November or are in the process of leaving the firm. The firm, which is known for intellectual property, litigation and corporate matters, said the departures and layoffs occurred at 10 of the firm's 11 U.S. offices.
Fish & Richardson Discloses Layoffs of Lawyers, Technology Staff
The National Law Journal
February 2, 2009