As Heller Reels, Legal Job Market Looks Iffy

Law360, New York (September 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Rumblings of major changes at international law firm Heller Ehrman LLP grew to a roar Thursday as a source at the firm and outside experts said no scenario, including outright dissolution, was off the table. And while seasoned partners will have no problem finding work should the firm meet its maker, the situation for associates looks decidedly bleaker, job consultants say.

“Everything I have read and heard suggests the firm will be going out of business, which is a shame because it is a terrific brand,”...
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