Kilpatrick Stockton Axes 24 Attorneys In US Offices

Law360, New York (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On the heels of a decision to postpone the start date for its incoming associates, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP has laid off 24 associates and counsel in its U.S. offices.

The firm confirmed Tuesday that it had made the cuts, with Kilpatrick Stockton co-managing partner Diane Prucino calling the move "necessary to adapt to changes in the economy and to the demand for certain legal services."

The firm will offer affected attorneys a "competitive and generous" severance package, as well as "comprehensive" outplacement services, Prucino said in...
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