A new survey released Tuesday by national consulting firm Altman Weil shows that law firms nationwide still expect to conduct layoffs in 2010, though at a lesser rate than in 2009.

The survey, titled “Law Firms in Transition 2010,” said 67 percent of law firms cut support staff, 43 percent cut paralegals and 44 percent cut associates last year, while only 25 percent cut equity partners and 26 percent cut non-equity partners.

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