788 ABA Journal Layoffs articles.
An unnamed source who reportedly was among those adversely affected says perhaps 17 in-house legal staff are included in Home Depot’s layoff of 500 corporate employees late last month.
Feb 21, 2008 8:39 PM CST
Updated: Fears of a recession and the subprime mortgage crisis have led to a downturn in corporate legal work and litigation at big law firms, according to a report due…
Jan 28, 2008 7:25 PM CST
The 35 lawyers who learned Jan. 10 that they would be laid off from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft got little more than a week’s notice.…
Jan 23, 2008 4:50 PM CST
Jan 11, 2008 11:32 AM CST
Updated: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has announced it is laying off 35 lawyers because of volatility in the financial markets affecting its clients.
Thacher Proffitt & Wood has warned associates of upcoming layoffs unless its structured finance practice shows substantial improvement.
The law firm notified 24 associates who are second years or above…
Nov 28, 2007 12:02 PM CST
Once upon a time, even major law firms routinely hired associates with the expectation that they could become partners. While no fairy tale, that expectation is now something of a…
Nov 12, 2007 10:04 PM CST
Although the legal market is still strong and many major firms reportedly are competing hard for desired associates, some see a potential storm cloud on the horizon.
The stock market…
Aug 27, 2007 11:32 PM CDT
After the Bubble, Silicon Valley Finds a Kinder, Gentler Brand of Lawyering
Aug 1, 2004 7:20 PM CDT