WilmerHale Tells Some Attys To Find Other Work

Law360, New York (June 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- WilmerHale LLP insists it hasn't laid off any attorneys and doesn't plan to, but has nevertheless told some associates and counsel that they must find new jobs by this fall.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP, meanwhile, has laid off 55 staff members and cut associate salaries, effective immediately.

An unspecified number of attorneys have recently been notified that they need to leave WilmerHale as part of a “career advancement program,” the firm said in a statement Tuesday.

The program was designed to either promote attorneys within a...
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