In the wake of lower demand in the legal industry and a softer deal market, some law firms are faced with excess attorney capacity and slowing productivity. Here’s’s reporting on how law firms are making staffing decisions while grappling with demand challenges:

New York Law Firms Take Heavy Profit and Revenue Hits

Attorney cuts may come soon at New York law firms. “The numbers just aren’t there to support the staffing,” said a Wells Fargo consultant.

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