Layoffs Expected After Fulbright Offers Severance Packages

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Houston-based Fulbright & Jaworski LLP has offered staff, including a large number of secretaries, voluntary severance packages in a move that may lead to layoffs, a former lawyer at the firm said Thursday. 

The firm announced last month that it was offering a voluntary severance program to salaried, nonexempt staff members, including secretaries, billing assistants and project assistants, according to an emailed June 29 memo obtained by legal website Above the Law. The proposed packages — which pertained to staff in offices with over 24 employees...
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