788 ABA Journal Layoffs articles.
Legal employment is way down amid law firm furloughs and layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legal services sector lost 64,000 jobs in April, according to seasonally adjusted numbers
by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since April of last year, the sector lost 48,400 jobs.
May 8, 2020 9:44 AM CDT
More law firms announced pay cuts, layoffs and furloughs this week, but the pace is slowing. Since the ABA Journal reported on such measures last Thursday
, at least eight more law firms gave staff members and lawyers bad news.
May 7, 2020 3:42 PM CDT
Boies Schiller fires associates and staff in LA
Boies Schiller Flexner has fired several associates and staff members in Los Angeles who were left behind after 13 partners they worked…
May 1, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
At least a dozen more large and midsized law firms cut pay and furloughed employees in the past week because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But it’s not nearly enough, according to a former BigLaw lawyer who once worked as a consultant.
Apr 30, 2020 3:13 PM CDT
It’s not over, by any means. It has been a week since the ABA Journal reported
on the latest large and midsized law firms to cut pay, reduce partner draws, and furlough or lay off staff because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, at least 15 more law firms took temporary steps to reduce costs.
Apr 23, 2020 3:43 PM CDT
More and more law firms are cutting salaries, reducing partner compensation, and furloughing or laying off employees because of the novel coronavirus. Since the ABA Journal’s story last Thursday
on the trend, at least 19 additional large and midsized law firms have taken temporary measures to reduce costs because of financial uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 16, 2020 3:48 PM CDT
Public defenders in Louisiana face uncertainty over the future of their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts a big source of their funding: traffic tickets.
Apr 9, 2020 2:53 PM CDT
Several major law firms announced pay cuts and some furloughs this week, joining at least nine midsize and large firms that took those steps last week.
Apr 9, 2020 1:02 PM CDT
The legal industry lost 1,700 jobs in March, before law firms began to announce layoffs and furloughs
in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 3, 2020 12:10 PM CDT
Large and midsize law firms responded to economic pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this week with pay cuts, layoffs and lower partner payouts. And it’s not over yet, observers say.
Apr 2, 2020 12:08 PM CDT
Pryor Cashman has furloughed some associates whose workflow was affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Apr 1, 2020 12:49 PM CDT
Baker Donelson is imposing temporary pay cuts, reducing partner draws, and furloughing some employees because of the financial impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Apr 1, 2020 10:27 AM CDT
The law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is imposing temporary pay cuts and pausing partner distributions because of the financial effects of the novel coronavirus crisis.
Mar 31, 2020 4:06 PM CDT
The economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic is hitting BigLaw. “Businesses around the world are bracing for the short-term and potential long-term economic impacts of COVID-19,” said one firm.
Mar 30, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Atrium, a company that launched in 2017 with 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
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