200 Laid Off From Fried Frank, Stroock, Manatt

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- More law firm reductions kicked off the week, with Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP laying off 99, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP letting go of 25 and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP cutting 10 percent of its work force.

Fried Frank confirmed Monday that it had reduced its head count by 41 associates and 58 administrative staff members, citing the negative impact of the financial crisis on clients and the legal community overall.

The cuts all occurred in the firm’s New York and...
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