We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

McDermott Lays Off 25 Lawyers, 47 Staff

Law360 (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP has laid off 25 attorneys and 47 staff, bringing the total number of people laid off at the firm this year to 221.

In a firmwide memo posted Thursday on the legal blog Above the Law, chairman Harvey Freishtat said that “this difficult decision results from a careful review of the current and projected needs of our clients.”

“While we are seeing signs of recovery in some practice areas, demand for transactional-related services continues to lag,” he said. Representatives of the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.