These days Wall Street’s woes seem to equal law firms’ losses. As business dries up in certain practice areas, firm managers are facing tough decisions. The American Lawyer, its sibling publications and other media organizations present ongoing coverage of law firm layoffs and related news.

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AKERMAN SENTERFITT

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Akerman Senterfitt
Aug. 7, 2009


Layoffs Hit Akin Gump
Texas Lawyer
March 6, 2009 Akin Cuts 65 Support Staff
The National Law Journal
January 19, 2009

ALLEN & OVERY

Details Emerge of A&O Redundancy Program
Legal Week
March 17, 2009

A&O to Cut Partners, Associates and Freeze Pay
Legal Week
Feb. 19,

ANDREWS KURTH

Layoffs at Andrews Kurth
Texas Lawyer
March 4, 2009

ARENT FOX

Arent Fox Lays Off 13 Associates
Legal Times
March 5, 2009

BAKER BOTTS

Texas is Starting to Look Like It’s Part of America After All
Above the Law
March 12, 2009

BAKER & MCKENZIE

Baker & McKenzie Eliminates 124 Legal and Non-Legal
The Am Law Daily
April 7, 2009 Baker & McKenzie to Cut up to 85 Jobs From London Office
Legal Week
March 13, 2009


Baker & McKenzie Announces Associate Layoffs in New York
Legal Week
Jan. 9, 2009

BALLARD SPAHR ANDREWS & INGERSOLL

Firms Continue to Scale Back Attorneys and Staff
The Legal Intelligencer
January 16, 2009


Law Firms See More Layoffs, Departures of Staff and Associates
The Legal Intelligencer
June 5, 2008

BELL BOYD & LLOYD

Chicago’s Bell Boyd & Lloyd Lays Off 10 Associates
The National Law Journal
Nov. 3, 2008


Bell Boyd Confirms Layoffs
Above the Law
Oct. 30, 2008

BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN

Bingham McCutchen Cuts 39 Overall
Above the Law
March 5, 2009

Bingham McCutchen Lays Off 10 Staff Members
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
July 30, 2008

Bingham Lays Off San Francisco Bay Area Staff
The National Law Journal
May 21, 2008

BLANK ROME

Layoffs Continue
The Legal Intelligencer
January 16, 2009


Law Firms See More Layoffs, Departures of Staff and Associates
The Legal Intelligencer
June 5, 2008

BROWN RUDNICK BERLACK ISRAELS

Boston-Based Brown Rudnick Lays Off 20 Lawyers, 20 Staff Members
The National Law Journal
November 21, 2008

BRYAN CAVE

58 Attorneys, 76 Staff at Bryan Cave Let Go
Above the Law
Feb. 12, 2009

BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY

Buchanan Ingersoll Continues With Staff Cuts
The Legal Intelligencer
Feb. 20, 2009 Buchanan Ingersoll to Cut Legal Secretaries, Administrative Staff
The Legal Intelligencer
November 24, 2008

CADWALADER, WICKERSHAM & TAFT

Cadwalader Offers Sabbaticals Instead of Layoffs
Am Law Daily
July 7, 2009 Cadwalader Set to Cut Staff From London Office
Legal Week
Feb. 12, 2009

Cadwalader Lays Off 96 More Lawyers
The American Lawyer
July 30, 2008

Cadwalader Laying Off 35 in Wake of Slumping Markets
New York Law Journal
Jan. 10, 2008

CAHILL GORDON

Cahill Gordon, Round 2
Above the Law
July 6, 2009 Nationwide Layoff Watch: Cahill Gordon
Above the Law
Jan. 12, 2009

CHADBOURNE PARKE

Day in Layoffs: Cuts at Chadbourne, Paul Hastings, and Venable
The Am Law Daily
March 10, 2009

CLIFFORD CHANCE

Clifford Chance’s New York Litigation Team Leaves the Circle
Above the Law
June 17, 2009 Clifford Chance’s New York Office Braces Itself
Above the Law
May 29, 2009
Two Dozen More Out at Clifford Chance
The Am Law Daily
March 27, 2009 Partner Cuts at Clifford Chance
The Am Law Daily
March 25, 2009 Clifford Chance Announces More Cuts to London Office
Legal Week
Jan. 8, 2009

CC Set to Lay Off Up to 80 Lawyers in the City
Legal Week
Jan. 8, 2009

With ’01 in Mind, Law Firms Alter Layoff Strategy
The National Law Journal
Oct. 29, 2008

COOLEY GODWARD

58 Lose Jobs in Cooley Staff Layoffs
The Recorder
Oct. 2, 2009 Partners In, Associates Out at Cooley Godward
Above The Law
Sept. 2, 2009 Cooley’s Layoffs Were Worse Than We Thought
Above The Law
Jan. 21, 2009 Cooley Axes 52 Lawyers, 62 Staff
The Recorder
Jan. 22, 2009

COVINGTON & BURLING

Covington & Burling Staff Attorneys: An Endangered Species?
Above The Law
May 28, 2009

CRAVATH SWAINE & MOORE

Stealth Layoff Watch: Laid Off Cravath Associates Will Not Be Ignored
Above The Law
June 16, 2009

CROWELL & MORING

Stealth Crowell & Moring Asks Staff To Voluntarily Lay Themselves Off
Above The Law
Oct. 5, 2009

DAY PITNEY

Second Round of Layoffs at Day Pitney
Above the Law
May 12, 2009 Day (Pitney) of Reckoning: 66 Staff Fired
Above the Law
Feb. 19, 2009

DECHERT

After Brief Respite, More Layoffs at Dechert
Legal Intelligencer
July 24, 2009 Dechert Cuts 125 Positions Worldwide
Legal Intelligencer
March 26, 2009 In Latest Round of Cuts, Dechert Lays Off Staff Attorneys
The Legal Intelligencer
Feb. 26, 2009 Dechert Lets Go 10 Staff Attorneys
Above the Law
Feb. 25, 2009

Dechert Lays Off 19 Associates
The Am Law Daily
Feb. 12, 2009

Law Firms Eliminating Staff Members
Philadelphia Business Journal
Dec. 16, 2008 Dechert Chairman: Layoff Rumors Are ‘Bull’
The Legal Intelligencer
Oct. 22, 2008 Layoffs Hit Dechert Following Record Financial Year
The Legal Intelligencer
Feb. 29, 2008

DEWEY & LEBOEUF

Dewey, Shearman Lay Off About 160 Support Staff
The National Law Journal
March 4, 2009 Dewey & LeBoeuf Starts Making Cuts
Above the Law
Feb. 27, 2009

Dewey & Leboeuf Parts Ways with L.A. Associates
Above the Law
Jan. 13,

Dewey & LeBoeuf Closes Charlotte Office
Above the Law
Oct. 20, 2008 Dewey Stay or Dewey Go? D&L Decamps from Hartford, Austin, Jacksonville
Above the Law
April 4, 2008

DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Dickstein Shapiro
Above the Law
Jan. 8, 2009

DLA PIPER

Second Round of Job Cuts at DLA Piper
The National Law Journal
July 8, 2009

DLA Piper Lays Off 20 Lawyers, 34 Staffers in Asia
The Am Law Daily
March 3, 2009 DLA Cuts Provoke Anger With Sick Day ‘Grading’
The National Law Journal
Feb. 27, 2009 DLA Piper Lays Off 80 Associates and 100 Staffers
The National Law Journal
Feb. 12, 2009 DLA Set to Cut Up to 140 in New Redundancy Round
Legal Week
Feb. 10, DLA Review Sees Five Lawyers Redundant
The Lawyer
Aug. 4, 2008

DORSEY & WHITNEY

Dorsey & Whitney Shows 55 Employees the Door
Above the Law
June 2, 2009

DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH

Law Firms Eliminating Staff Members
Philadelphia Business Journal
Dec. 16, 2008

DUANE MORRIS

Duane Morris Lays Off Additional Staff
The Legal Intelligencer
Aug. 22, 2008

DYKEMA GOSSETT

Dykema Cuts, Miller Canfield Cuts Again
Crain’s Detroit Business
June 22, 2009

EPSTEIN BECKER

Faegre & Benson Proves We’re Epstein Becker Adds 53 to the Body Count
Above the Law
Feb. 12, 2009

EVERSHEDS

Eversheds Announces Third Round of Redundancies
Legal Week
April 16, 2009

FAEGER & BENSON

Faegre & Benson Lays Off 67 Staff
Above the Law
Feb. 20, 2009

Faegre & Benson Proves We’re Talking About Layoffs All Across the Nation
Above the Law
Feb. 12, 2009

FENWICK & WEST

Fenwick Changes Tune, Axes Lawyers
The Recorder
May 6, 2009

Fenwick Cuts 36 Staff, Freezes Associate Salaries
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Jan. 30,

Fenwick Cuts Staff Positions
The Recorder
Jan. 30, 2009

FISH & RICHARDSON

Fish & Richardson Layoffs Create More IP Angst
Am Law Daily
May 15, 2009

Fish & Richardson Throws Associates/Staff Back
Above the Law
May 13, 2009

Fish & Richardson Officially Announces Cuts
Above the Law
Jan. 30, Fish & Richardson Discloses Layoffs of Lawyers, Technology Staff
The National Law Journal
Feb. 2, 2009

FOLEY HOAG

I’m Shipping Up To Boston
Above the Law
Jan. 14, 2009

FOLEY & LARDNER

Foley & Lardner Lays Off 39
Above the Law
Oct. 9, 2009

FRAGOMEN, DEL REY, BENSEN & LOEWY

Fragomen Del Rey Announces Associate Layoffs
The Am Law Daily
Nov. 21, 2008

FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER

Freshfields Lays Off Real Estate Associates
Legal Week
Sept. 22, 2008

FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON

Fried, Frank Lays Off 41 Associates, 58 Staffers
The Am Law Daily
March 30, 2009

Fried Frank Trimming ‘Less Than 10 Percent’ of Firm’s Staff
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
Aug. 20, 2008

FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Fulbright & Jaworski
Above the Law
July 23, 2009

GARDERE WYNNE

Everything’s Louder in Texas, Except the Layoffs
The American Lawyer
March 23, 2009 More From Texas
Above the Law
March 12, 2009

GOODWIN PROCTER

Goodwin Procter Announces Layoffs
Above the Law
Feb. 12, 2009

HELLER EHRMAN

Big Wave of Layoffs Hits Heller
The Recorder
Oct. 17, 2008

Mass Layoffs at Heller
The Recorder
Oct. 13, 2008

HERBERT SMITH

Herbert Smith to Freeze Pay and Cut Up to 84 Jobs
Legal Week
April 20, 2009

HOGAN & HARTSON

Hogan & Hartson Lets Go of 30 Senior Associates
Above the Law
July 10, 2009 93 Staffers Out at Hogan & Hartson
The Am Law Daily
April 2, 2009 Hogan & Hartson Offers Buyouts to 240 Staffers
The National Law Journal
Feb. 10, 2009 Hogan & Hartson Offers Buyout of 250-300 Staff
Above the Law
Feb. 9, 2009

HOLLAND & KNIGHT

Holland & Knight Lays Off 243 Employees
Daily Business Review
Feb. 12, 2009 South Florida Law Firms Feel the Real Estate Slump
The National Law Journal
May 29, 2008

HOWREY

Howrey’s Looming Partner “Layoffs”
Am Law Daily
March 11, 2010 Nationwide Layoff Watch: Howrey Lets Ten People Go for ‘Performance’
Above the Law
Dec. 10, 2008

HUNTON & WILLIAMS

Hunton & Williams Cuts 23 Attorneys, 64 Staff Members
The Am Law Daily
May 14, 2009 Hunton & Williams to Redeploy Charlotte Associates
The American Lawyer
May 16, 2008

HUSCH BLACKWELL

Husch Blackwell Lays Off 10 Lawyers
Above the Law
July 16, 2009

JENNER & BLOCK

Jenner & Block Thins Support Staff
The National Law Journal
March 20, 2009 Jenner & Block Shows 10 Partners the Door
The National Law Journal
Oct. 21, 2008

K & L GATES

K&L Gates, Morgan Lewis Slash Attorney and Staff Positions
The Legal Intelligencer
March 11, 2009 Nationwide Layoff Watch: K&L Gates Reduces by 36 Associates
Above The Law
March 9, 2009

Layoffs at King & Spalding, K&L Gates
The Am Law Daily
March 9, 2009

K&L Gates, Morgan Lewis Slash Attorney and Staff Positions
The Legal Intelligencer
March 9, 2009

KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN

Katten Muchin Lays Off Attorneys and Staff
The National Law Journal
March 20, 2009 Layoffs Hit Attorneys, Staff at Katten and Sonnenschein Firms
The National Law Journal
Oct. 20, 2008

KAYE SCHOLER

Kaye Scholer Trims Five Secretaries
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
May 22, 2008

KILPATRICK STOCKTON

Kilpatrick Stockton Lays Off 24 Lawyers
Daily Report
April 29, 2009

KING & SPALDING

King & Spalding Lays Off 122 Firmwide, Including 37 Lawyers
Daily Report
March 9, 2009

KIRKLAND & ELLIS

Kirkland Closes Down 20 NY Associates
Above The Law
Sept. 2, 2009 Kirkland & Ellis Fires Non-Equity Partners
Above The Law
Jan. 7, 2009 Nationwide Layoff List: Kirkland & Ellis
Above The Law
Sept. 8, 2009

KRAMER LEVIN

Kramer Levin Kuts 39 (18 Lawyers, 21 Staffers)
Above The Law
Feb. 19, 2009

LATHAM & WATKINS

Latham to Cut 190 Associates, 250 Staff
Above The Law
Feb. 27, 2009

LINKLATERS

Linklaters Set to Make Job Cuts in Stockholm
Legal Week
Feb. 6, 2009

Linklaters: Partners to Go and Firm Set for Job Cuts
Legal Week
Jan. 23, 2009

Linklaters to Cut Lawyers as Credit Crisis Slows Work
Bloomberg
Jan. 23, 2009

LOCKE LORD BISSELL & LIDDELL

Layoffs at Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell
Texas Lawyer
March 31, 2009

LOEB & LOEB

Loeb & Loeb Layoffs Round 2
Above The Law
January 12, 2009

Nationwide (Stealth) Layoff Watch: Shearman & Sterling and Loeb & Loeb
Above The Law
November 10, 2008

Loeb & Loeb Cuts Eight Associates
The National Law Journal
November 11, 2008

LOVELLS

Lovells to Cut Up to 94 Jobs in Staffing Review
Legal Week
Feb. 9, 2009

LOWENSTEIN SANDLER

Lowenstein Sandler Cuts 53 and Rescinds 3L Offers
Above the Law
Feb. 26, 2009

LUCE FORWARD

Luce Forward Keeps it Short
Above the Law
Feb. 9, 2009 Luce Forward Lays Off 27
The Recorder
Feb. 6, 2009

MANATT PHELPS

Manatt Keeps the Bad Times Rolling
Above the Law
March 31, 2009 Collected News about Manatt Phelps
Above the Law
March 18, 2009

MAYER BROWN

Mayer Brown Cuts 135 Lawyers, Staff Across U.S.
Legal Week
April 2, 2009 Mayer Brown Cuts 135 Lawyers, Staff Across U.S.
The Am Law Daily
April 2, 2009 Mayer Brown to Cut 55 Jobs and Freeze Salaries in London
Legal Week
March 20, 2009 Mayer Brown Lays Off 33 Lawyers
Legal Times
November 21, 2008

MCDERMOTT WILL

McDermott Hit with Layoff-Related Age Bias Suit
Am Law Daily
May 18, 2010 McDermott Lays Off 25 Lawyers, 47 Staff Members
Am Law Daily
June 4, 2009 McDermott Will & Emery Cuts 60
Above The Law
Feb. 3, 2009

McDermott lays off 60 attorneys, 89 staff
The National Law Journal
Feb. 4, 2009

MCKEE NELSON

McKee Nelson Redux, Or: The Proper Way to Do Layoffs
Above the Law
Feb. 24, 2009

McKee Nelson Lays Off Attorneys and Staff; Co-Founder Optimistic
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
Nov. 3, 2008

McKee Nelson Lays Off 17 Associates
New York Law Journal
Nov. 4, 2008

MILBANK TWEED HADLEY & MCCLOY

Milbank Confirms Layoffs of 49 Associates, 40 Staff
Am Law Daily
May 5, 2009 Is Milbank Setting Up For Stealth Layoffs? Not According to Milbank
Above the Law
Jan. 13, 2009

Milbank Didn’t Fire ‘All’ Its Staff Attorneys
Above the Law
April 18, 2008

MILLER CANFIELD

Dykema Cuts, Miller Canfield Cuts Again
Crain’s Detroit Business
June 22, 2009

MOORE & VAN ALLEN

Moore & Van Allen Lays Off 20 Staff Members
Above the Law
Oct. 15, 2008

MORGAN & FINNEGAN

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Morgan & Finnegan
Above the Law
Aug. 21, 2008

MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS

K&L Gates, Morgan Lewis Slash Attorney and Staff Positions
The Legal Intelligencer
March 11, 2009

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Morgan Lewis Lays off 216
Above the Law
March 9, 2009

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius to Cut 55 Lawyers, 161 Staff
Legal Times
March 9, 2009 K&L Gates, Morgan Lewis Slash Attorney and Staff Positions
The Legal Intelligencer
March 9, 2009

MORRISON & FOERSTER

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Morrison & Foerster Suffers Significant Layoffs (53 Lawyers, 148 Staffers)
Above the Law
Jan. 28, 2009

200 Lose Jobs At Morrison & Foerster
The Recorder
Jan. 29, 2009

NIXON PEABODY

Nationwide (Stealth) Layoff Watch: Nixon Peabody
Above the Law
Oct. 9, 2009 Nixon Peabody Cuts 20 Attorneys and 36 Staffers
The National Law Journal
Feb. 11, 2009

Nixon Peabody Lays off 20 Attorneys, 36 Staff
Above the Law
Feb. 10, 2009

O’MELVENY & MYERS

O’Melveny & Myers to Lay Off 90 Lawyers and 110 Staffers
The National Law Journal
March 4, 2009

O’Melveny Cuts Associate, Staff Headcount
The National Law Journal
Oct. 27, 2008

Nationwide Layoff Watch: O’Melveny & Myers
Above the Law
Oct. 23, 2008

ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE

Orrick Leads in Percentage of Associate, Counsel Jobs Slashed
The Am Law Daily
March 4, 2009

Orrick Lays Off 100 Associates, 200 Staff
The Am Law Daily
March 3, 2009

Orrick to Trim About 40 Lawyers, 35 Staff–“Unrelated to Performance”
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
Nov. 13, 2008 Orrick’s Baxter: In This Economy, No Practice Area is So Robust it’s Bursting at the Seams
The Am Law Daily
Nov. 13, 2008 Orrick Lays Off Associates, Staff
The Recorder
Nov. 13, 2008

PATTON BOGGS

Pain at Patton Boggs
Texas Lawyer
July 2, 2008

PAUL, HASTINGS, JANOFSKY & WALKER

Paul Hastings Re-Centers 25 Staffers
Above the Law
June 15, 2009 Day in Layoffs: Cuts at Chadbourne, Paul Hastings, and Venable
The Am Law Daily
March 10, 2009

Paul Hastings Denies Reports of Layoffs
The American Lawyer
May 12, 2008

Paul Hastings Atlanta Lays Off 15% of Its Associates
Above the Law
Feb. 3, 2009

PAUL WEISS

Paul Weiss Staff Attorneys
Above the Law
Oct. 6, 2009

PERKINS COIE

Perkins Coie Cuts 12 Associates, 26 Staffers
The National Law Journal
April 14, 2009

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Even Obama Can’t Help Perkins Coie
Above The Law
April 14, 2009

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN

Pillsbury Lays Off 55 Lawyers
Legal Times
March 5, 2009

Pillsbury’s ‘Voluntary Departure Plan’
The Recorder
Feb. 24, 2009

Pillsbury Confirms Loudmouth’s Layoff Gaffe
The Recorder
Feb. 19, 2009

After “Adjustments,” Pillsbury Manages Level Year
The Recorder
Jan. 16, 2009 More About Pillsbury Winthrop (but at Least They Get iPhones!)
Above the Law
July 16, 2008 Pillsbury Winthrop Axes 15 in California?
Above the Law
July 14, 2008

POWELL GOLDSTEIN

Powell Goldstein Associates, Staff Feel the Pinch of Layoffs
Fulton County Daily Report
June 23, 2008

PROSKAUER ROSE

Proskauer Rose Lays Off 23 Attorneys
The National Law Journal
March 12, 2009

Proskauer Cuts 60 People
Above The Law
Dec. 4, 2008

QUARLES& BRADY

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Quarles & Brady
Above The Law
Sept. 2, 2009

QUINN EMANUEL

Despite Sizable Revenue Gains, Quinn Emanuel Cuts Staff
The National Law Journal
April 9, 2009 Quinn Cuts ‘A Handful of People’
Above the Law
March 26, 2009

REED SMITH

Reed Smith Carries Out Second Round of Layoffs
The National Law Journal
April 1, 2009

Law Firms See More Layoffs, Departures of Staff and Associates
The Legal Intelligencer
June 5, 2008

Reed Smith Cans Staff, Associates, ‘And Your Little Dog Too’
Above The Law
Dec. 4, 2008

Reed Smith Managing Partner On Layoffs: Capacity Didn’t Meet Demand
The Am Law Daily
Dec. 3, 2008

ROPES & GRAY

Ropes & Gray Sends Dozens on Permanent Holiday
Above the Law
May 22, 2009 Ropes & Gray Cuts 106 Staff Positions; 10 Percent of Nonlawyer Staff
The National Law Journal
Jan. 30, 2009

Staff Layoff Watch: Ropes & Gray Lays Off 106 Employees
Above The Law
Jan. 29, 2009

SAUL EWING

Associates Out at Saul Ewing
The Am Law Daily
March 25, 2009

SEYFARTH SHAW

Seyfarth Shaw Cuts 50, Cuts Salaries, Cuts Back on Summer Program
Above the Law
May 1, 2009

Seyfarth Shaw Lays Off 30 Attorneys
Above the Law
Dec. 5, 2008 Seyfarth Bucks Trend, Publicly Announces Layoffs
Law.com
Dec. 12, 2008 Nationwide Layoff Watch: Seyfarth Shaw
Above the Law
July 10, 2008

SHEARMAN & STERLING

Dewey, Shearman Lay Off About 160 Support Staff
The National Law Journal
March 4, 2009

SHEPPARD MULLIN

Sheppard Mullin Attorney Layoffs Total 25 So Far This Year
The National Law Journal
Feb. 26, 2009

Sheppard Mullin Is Finishing Up Rolling Layoffs
Above the Law
Feb. 24, 2009

SHUTTS & BOWEN

South Florida Law Firms Feel the Real Estate Slump
The National Law Journal
May 29, 2008

SIDLEY AUSTIN

Sidley Austin Adds to This Week’s Layoff Totals
The National Law Journal
March 16, 2009

SIMMONS & SIMMONS

Simmons Set to Cut Up to 69 Jobs in London
Legal Week
Feb. 18, 2009

SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT

‘Black Monday’ For Simpson Thacher Staff
Above the Law
June 16, 2009 Simpson Thacher Denies Layoffs Report
The American Lawyer
Aug. 12, 2008 SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM
Skadden Showing Staff Employees the Door
The Am Law Daily
March 30, 2009

SONNENSCHEIN NATH & ROSENTHAL

Sonnenschein Makes More Cuts
Am Law Daily
Sept. 2, 2009 Layoffs Hit Attorneys, Staff at Katten and Sonnenschein Firms
The National Law Journal
Oct. 20, 2008

Sonnenschein Announces Layoffs — More Than 100 Legal, Nonlegal Jobs Cut
The American Lawyer
May 28, 2008

SQUIRE SANDERS & DEMPSEY

Squire Sanders Cuts 32 Lawyers, Slashes Associate Pay
The Am Law Daily
May 1, 2009

Squire Sanders Is Latest Firm to Trim Staff
The National Law Journal
Jan. 21, 2009

Squire Sanders Asks 30 Associates, Paralegals to ‘Explore Opportunities Elsewhere’
The National Law Journal
November 21, 2008

SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN

Sutherland Trims Associate Ranks
Fulton County Daily Report
April 30, 2008

SYNNESTVEDT & LECHNER

IP Boutique’s Fall Is Fox Rothschild’s Gain
The American Lawyer
Aug. 27, 2008

TAYLOR WESSING

Taylor Wessing Becomes Latest Firm to Cut Jobs
Legal Week
Oct. 31, 2008

THELEN REID BROWN RAYSMAN & STEINER

Thelen Lays Off 26 Associates, 85 Staffers
The Recorder
March 20, 2008

THOMPSON & KNIGHT

Thompson & Knight Lays Off 42 People
Above the Law
May 6, 2009

TROUTMAN SANDERS

Troutman Sanders to Buy Out Staff, Lay Off Associates
Fulton County Daily Report
March 23, 2008

VEDDER PRICE

Vedder Price Lays Off Nine Associates
The National Law Journal
April 9, 2008

VENABLE

Day in Layoffs: Cuts at Chadbourne, Paul Hastings, and Venable
The Am Law Daily
March 10, 2009

Venable to Cut 16 Lawyers, 48 Staff
Legal Times
March 10, 2009

16 Attorneys Out at Venable
Above The Law
March 10, 2009

WEIL GOTSHAL

Nationwide Layoff Watch: White & Case Round 2
Above The Law
May 29, 2009

WHITE & CASE

Nationwide Layoff Watch: White & Case Round 2
Above The Law
March 9, 2009

White & Case Bleeds…and Bleeds
The Am Law Daily
March 9, 2009 White & Case Lays Off 70 Associates
The Am Law Daily
Nov. 11, 2008 White & Case Brings Layoffs into the Vault Top 20
Above The Law
Nov. 11, 2008 Divorce, Italian Style
The American Lawyer
Oct. 24, 2008

WILMER HALE

Getting the Message Across to WilmerHale Associates
Above the Law
June 2, 2009

WILSON SONSINI

Major Downsizing at Wilson Sonsini (45 Lawyers, 68 Staffers)
Above the Law
Jan. 26, 2009 Wilson Sonsini Lays Off 45 Associates, 68 Support Staff
National Law Journal
Jan. 27, 2009

WINSTEAD

Winstead to Lay Off 20 in Dallas Office
The Dallas Morning News
Feb. 14, 2008

WOLF BLOCK

Law Firms Eliminating Staff Members
Philadelphia Business Journal
Dec. 16, 2008 Nationwide Layoff List: Wolf Block Fires 15 Associates and Staff
Above the Law
Dec. 15, 2008

WOMBLE CARLYLE

Law Firms Eliminating Staff Members
Above The Law
April 14, 2009 AKIN GUMP