Howrey Shows Door To 100 Attys, Staffers

Law360, New York (February 3, 2010, 5:55 PM EST) -- Alluding to a drop in legal work, Howrey LLP reportedly has handed out pink slips to 100 attorneys and staffers in the firm’s U.S. offices.

Howrey said it conducted a reduction-in-force Tuesday that affected both associates and staff, saying it was necessary to reposition the firm to meet the new demands in the legal market. The firm laid off 100 people, sources told legal blog Above The Law.

“The last 18 months have been rough for the legal profession,” the firm said in a statement. “Throughout...
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