Lawyers At Risk For Layoffs As Firms Embrace Technology

Law360, San Diego (June 25, 2013, 10:51 PM EDT) -- Jones Day’s move last week to lay off 65 information technology workers amid plans to implement a new technology strategy shows that law firms are going to continue to use technological tools to cut costs, leaving secretaries, marketing professionals and even lawyers at risk of getting the ax.

Jones Day on Friday slashed 45 IT employees at its Ohio office and 20 more from other locations in light of the pending resignation of the firm’s IT director and a move to lower operation costs by consolidating...
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