Baker Botts Confirms New Round Of Cuts

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 3:08 PM EDT) -- Baker Botts LLP laid off attorneys this week, and also decided not to offer jobs to a large portion of its 2009 summer associate class, a firm spokesman confirmed Thursday.

“We want to make sure our capacity matches demand to maintain the high level of client service we're known for,” spokesman Mike Cinelli said about the layoffs. “It was a very tough decision.”

“We were hoping that as the year wore on the attrition rate would handle a lot of this,” he added. “But the attrition...
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