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799 ABA Journal Layoffs articles.

Cadwalader Lays Off 35 Lawyers

Updated: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has announced it is laying off 35 lawyers because of volatility in the financial markets affecting its clients.


Thacher Proffitt Warns of Associate Layoffs

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…

Clifford Chance: Laid-Off 6 Akin to Contract Attorneys

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…

Law Firms: Layoffs a Possibility

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…

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