WolfBlock Lays Off 15 Associates, Staff

Law360, New York (December 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a sign of the times, Philadelphia-based law firm WolfBlock LLP reportedly has trimmed 15 associates and staff members from its ranks.

The layoffs, which occurred last week, were first reported by online legal tabloid Above the Law. The reductions were based on firm finances and not performance, Above the Law reported Monday.

Representatives for the firm did not immediately respond to multiple requests for comment Monday.

WolfBlock, which employs more than 300 attorneys, appears to have felt the effects of the economic crunch for some...
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