In Lean Times, Firms Nix New Hires, Summer Stints

Law360, New York (May 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Having imposed mass layoffs and salary cuts, law firms are now taking long-term precautions to ride out the ongoing recession, with Morris Manning & Martin LLP reportedly canceling next year’s summer program, Fish & Richardson PC shunning the majority of its incoming associates and Kilpatrick Stockton LLP shuttering its London office.

Sensing that a recovery may be a long time coming for a legal field already strewn with unemployed attorneys, Morris Manning has decided not to conduct law school interviews this fall and has put the...
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