Just days after making a return to the Am Law 100 on the heels of a successful 2019, Husch Blackwell has implemented additional measures to respond to the COVID-19 economic downturn, including laying off lawyers and staff.

The Kansas City, Missouri-based firm said Thursday that it will use a combination of  terminations, furloughs and pay cuts of attorneys and staff, and a 10% holdback of fixed income partner compensation beginning on May 1. The latest moves follow a decision in March to increase equity partner holdbacks as well.

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