Quinn Emanuel Postpones New Associates Till Jan.

Law360, New York (July 22, 2009, 11:06 PM EDT) -- Following in the footsteps of other major firms, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges LLP has reportedly told first-year associates destined for its San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices to sit tight until January 2010.

According to a memo sent to legal blog Above the Law, the firm has deferred the start date for those associates and is not offering a stipend for affected associates.

Quinn Emanuel representative Alana Matthews said the deferrals would only affect eight incoming attorneys and said there were currently no plans...
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