Seyfarth Attorneys Hit With New Round Of Layoffs

Law360, New York (January 15, 2010, 4:29 PM EST) -- Seyfarth Shaw LLP has implemented yet another round of cost-cutting measures, parting ways with about 20 attorneys and 20 staff members from a total of about 1,500 employees nationwide.

The layoffs, disclosed Thursday, come after the firm handed pink slips to at least 75 attorneys and staff in 2009 and at least 30 attorneys in 2008. The firm has also reduced salaries, deferred start dates for incoming associates and canceled its 2010 summer associate program, among other things.

“By all accounts, 2009 was one of the...
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