In an unusual move, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr is telling some of its more experienced lawyers it's time to start looking for jobs elsewhere. A co-managing partner says some associates and counsel have been told they won't have jobs at the firm after this autumn. The announcement is part of a new career program at the firm, under which associates and counsel are either promoted or told to "pursue other careers" if they are unlikely to be recommended for advancement.
WilmerHale Tells Some Lawyers to Start Looking for Work Elsewhere
The National Law Journal
June 3, 2009