Fenwick & West Corporate Lawyers, Others Laid Off

Law360, New York (May 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the latest round of law firm layoffs, Fenwick & West LLP has confirmed it is cutting 22 positions, and Pennsylvania-based Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC plans to let go of up to 119 temporary lawyers starting in July.

Fenwick & West announced Tuesday it had laid off 15 associates and seven staff members in its San Francisco and Mountain View, Calif., offices.

The cuts, which have mostly affected the corporate practice, come just a few months after the firm announced in January it was...
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