Day Pitney Cuts 20 Attys Due To Drop In Demand

Law360, New York (May 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Unable to put off attorney layoffs any longer, Day Pitney LLP has handed pink slips to 20 associates and counsel, citing a drop in legal demand as a reason for the move.

Legal blog Above the Law broke the layoff news Tuesday, publishing a reported internal memo about the eliminations that was circulated firmwide.

“We deeply regret the need to take these steps,” the memo said. “All of the people whose jobs have been eliminated are highly skilled professionals who have made significant contributions to the...
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