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Lawyer headcount at US firms hit by steepest drop for over 30 years
The US's largest law firms this year suffered the deepest cuts in lawyer numbers for more than three decades, reports The National Law Journal. During the 12 months from October 2008 to September 2009, the total number of lawyers working at the top 250 US law firms plunged by 5,259 to 126,669, compared with 131,928 last year.
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The US’s largest law firms this year suffered the deepest cuts in lawyer numbers for more than three decades, reports The National Law Journal.
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