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O akland’s Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May shed 13 lawyers Wednesday, joining the tidal wave of Bay Area recession layoffs.

On Thursday, Menlo Park’s Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian announced that it would send home 16 lawyers. That followed news earlier this week that San Jose’s Skjerven Morrill MacPherson let go of 11 associates. Palo Alto’s Fenwick & West has cut 32 lawyers, and Cooley Godward, also in Palo Alto, axed 86 lawyers.

Many of the top-grossing firms in the Bay Area quietly have slimmed their payroll since January through performance- based cuts.

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