Baker & McKenzie Lays Off 38 Lawyers, 86 Staff

Law360, New York (April 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Baker & McKenzie LLP has announced its third round of layoffs so far this year, cutting 38 attorneys and 86 paralegals and staff in its North American offices.

The firm said in a statement Tuesday that the cuts would be spread across various practices, offices and global services departments, and that the individuals affected would receive severance packages.

“Although we have taken timely and aggressive steps to manage costs, it recently became clear that further steps were necessary,” the statement said. “These are difficult times, and...
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