Patton Boggs Forced To Lay Off 65 As Work Dries Up

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 9:23 PM EST) -- Public policy and lobbying firm Patton Boggs LLP laid off 65 attorneys and staff members last week, a move brought on by a notable dip in yearly revenues and the wind-down of significant casework, managing partner Edward Newberry told Law360 on Friday. 

The layoff of 30 associates and staff lawyers broke late Thursday, followed by meetings and calls to the rest of the staff Friday, according to Newberry. Eleven secretaries, eight paralegals, a public policy adviser and fifteen other support staff positions were also eliminated, he...
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