Arnold & Porter Cuts 44 Staff Members

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 3:31 PM EDT) -- Arnold & Porter LLP has laid off 44 staffers in its U.S. offices, though no attorneys have been affected, the firm announced Friday.

Arnold & Porter said in a statement that it made the reductions Thursday, mostly eliminating administrative assistants and secretaries.

The firm froze salaries at the beginning of 2009, but has not cut pay, according to legal blog Above the Law.

On Tuesday, the National Law Journal reported that Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP had let go of an estimated 30 lawyers, including 10...
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