Mayer May Cut 55; Troutman Warns Of Future Cuts

Law360, New York (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The deepening recession claimed more victims in the legal industry on Friday, with Mayer Brown LLP revealing that it will lay off up to 55 employees in its London office, and Troutman Sanders LLP offering voluntary severance packages to its staff while warning of layoffs to come.

Mayer Brown announced that it has begun a redundancy consultation in London, which it expects will result in the termination of up to 55 employees — up to 23 associates and 32 support staff. The firm said it expected...
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