Townsend Lets Go 9 Attorneys, 25 Staffers

Law360, New York (August 19, 2010, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Intellectual property firm Townsend and Townsend and Crew has pared down its ranks in its home state of California, cutting nine attorneys in the San Francisco area, in addition to 25 staff members.

The employees were let go Wednesday, Townsend spokesman Brian Colucci said, about a month after Townsend and Kilpatrick Stockton LLP called off merger talks.

All the attorneys and most of the staff members who were laid off were from the Bay Area, though some the staff cuts reached outside of the Golden State,...
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