744 ABA Journal Layoffs articles.the promise of transforming the delivery of legal services, has laid off most of its legal staff in a restructuring.
Jan 14, 2020 10:24 AM CST
LeClairRyan’s partners have voted to dissolve the law firm after a 31-year run.
The Richmond, Virginia-based firm announced its dissolution in a press release Thursday, report Bloomberg Law, the…
Aug 8, 2019 11:09 AM CDT
The legal services sector lost 2,400 jobs in November, eliminating job gains for the year.
The legal services sector had 1,135,700 jobs in November, down from 1,138,100 jobs in…
Dec 10, 2018 9:10 AM CST
The ABA became aware of the theft by a nonmanagerial staff member last September, according to Form 990 (see page 118) and an interview with ABA Executive Director Jack Rives.
Dec 10, 2018 9:10 AM CST
Jul 17, 2018 3:47 PM CDT
Husch Blackwell says it is cutting about 40 partners and of counsel from its ranks through retirements and “year-end transitions.”
The percentage of lawyers leaving the firm is around 4…
Nov 20, 2017 3:58 PM CST
The legal sector gained just 100 jobs in August, according to information from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Legal Week (sub. req.) covered the findings, released last…
Sep 5, 2017 3:30 PM CDT
A three-month streak of job gains in the legal sector ended has ended.
The sector lost 4,300 jobs in July, according to preliminary, seasonally adjusted information from the Labor…
Aug 7, 2017 12:21 PM CDT
Stoel Rives is laying off 17 administrative staffers as it changes its staffing model.
Its decision is by no means unusual, according to a survey (PDF) this year by…
Jul 27, 2017 12:32 PM CDT
Sedgwick has laid off some staffers after at least eight partners left the firm to join other BigLaw rivals in the last few weeks.
The latest partner losses follow Jun 21, 2017 9:30 AM CDT
May 17, 2017 8:50 AM CDT
Jobs in the legal sector have declined three months in a row, according to seasonally adjusted figures released on Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Apr 7, 2017 3:40 PM CDT
K&L Gates reportedly laid off a number of staffers at several of its offices earlier this month.
Unnamed sources told Above the Law that offices affected included Seattle, Chicago,…
Feb 13, 2017 9:30 AM CST
A Texas insurance-coverage law firm is blaming a barratry class action for a decision to “significantly downsize.”
The law firm Speights & Worrich says it’s downsizing because of the “false…
Oct 7, 2016 2:04 PM CDT
DLA Piper will eliminate 180 jobs in the United Kingdom as it seeks to move more of its business support roles to its new Warsaw office.
In a Friday post…
Sep 2, 2016 11:55 AM CDT
The legal market was “blindsided” in the second quarter by slumping demand for legal services, along with rising expenses and falling productivity, according to a report by Thomson Reuters Peer…
Aug 2, 2016 9:23 AM CDT