Goodwin Procter Cuts Associates, Staff

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 4:43 PM EST) -- For the second time this year, Goodwin Procter LLP has turned to layoffs in the sluggish economy — terminating 21 associates and 34 staff members.

In a memo to staff that was obtained by Above the Law on Thursday, Goodwin Procter said the attorneys who were let go were second-year associates in the business law department. Most of the associates were based in the firm's Boston office, the memo said.

The bulk of the 34 professional staff members laid off also worked out of the Boston...
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