An e-mail from a fired Paul Hastings associate has spurred chatter that the firm is laying off attorneys. But the firm says that's not so. Spokeswoman Eileen King says that, while some associates have been let go, they were part of typical performance reviews and the numbers were in line with last year's cuts. Talk of Paul Hastings' head count has arisen in the wake of Shinyung Oh's leaked e-mail to Paul Hastings associates, in which she noted that the firm let her go six days after a miscarriage.
Paul Hastings Denies Reports of Layoffs
The American Lawyer
May 12, 2008