DLA Piper, Baker & McKenzie Cut More Lawyers, Staff

Law360, New York (July 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- DLA Piper and Baker & McKenzie LLP, which have both already had layoffs this year, have confirmed new rounds of job cuts.

In a tough day of firmwide meetings, DLA Piper on Wednesday fired 21 associates and 100 staff, according to spokesman Jason Costa.

"During the last year, we have experienced the worst economic period in generations. We have carefully gauged its impact on our business and responded by closely scrutinizing and reducing all of our material expenses across the board," the firm said Wednesday, noting...
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