801 ABA Journal Layoffs articles.
Fish & Richardson is eliminating the position of legal secretary across its 14 offices.
Sep 21, 2022 8:42 AM CDT
Associates are confronting a new reality as law firms slow hiring in response to higher costs, rate pressures and a decline in demand, especially in mergers and acquisitions. “The demand for associates no longer exceeds supply,” says one recruiter.
Sep 8, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
Reed Smith expects to cut 44 legal secretary jobs in the United States and another 22 of those jobs in the United Kingdom in a voluntary separation program, the law firm said Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2021 1:15 PM CDT
Some of the nation’s top law firms posted substantial boosts in profits last year after laying off attorneys or staff members, according to an analysis by Law.com
Mar 4, 2021 12:33 PM CST
Law firms saw a 9.9% growth in net income last year after cutting discretionary expenses and laying off lawyers, according to two reports released this week.
Feb 3, 2021 2:31 PM CST
Morrison & Foerster is cutting 4% of its staff positions in the United States and is in the process of eliminating a handful of staff jobs in the United Kingdom.
Feb 1, 2021 12:59 PM CST
Norton Rose Fulbright has cut 132 jobs in a restructuring affecting offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Jan 15, 2021 11:21 AM CST
Law firms learned lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic that could translate to permanent changes in the way that they manage their operations, deliver legal services and treat their employees, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jan 12, 2021 3:06 PM CST
More than 600 law firms received forgivable loans of more than $2 million under the government’s Paycheck Protection Program.
Dec 22, 2020 3:38 PM CST
With better-than-expected results for 2020, some law firms are prepaying expenses for 2021 and considering how lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic will apply in the coming year, according to a 2021 client advisory by Citi Private Bank and Hildebrandt Consulting.
Dec 1, 2020 12:26 PM CST
Law firms throughout the United States—and the rest of the world—are dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and a sluggish economy. Although it’s clear that firms need to focus on cost-saving measures, what’s not so transparent is where the costs should be cut.
Dec 1, 2020 1:40 AM CST
Demand for legal services decreased for the last two quarters, but austerity measures implemented by law firms have them well positioned for profitability, according to a report issued this week.
Nov 11, 2020 3:57 PM CST
Katten Muchin Rosenman is laying off “a limited number” of lawyers and some furloughed business professionals.
Nov 3, 2020 11:18 AM CST
Reports of staff layoffs at a handful of large law firms don’t provide the whole picture.
Oct 28, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
Trump can be personally sued over rape denial
A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday refused to substitute the federal government as the defendant in a defamation suit filed against…
Oct 27, 2020 3:58 PM CDT
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