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 Law.com’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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