Dewey To Cut Staff By 5 To 6 Percent In Coming Weeks

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 10:02 PM EST) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP is laying off 5 to 6 percent of its attorneys and administrative staff over the next few weeks in an effort to balance out its increased expenses, a spokesman for the firm told Law360 on Friday.

The confirmation comes after a slew of attorneys left the firm in recent weeks, with more expected to depart. The firm plans to cut positions across all of its offices and staff, spokesman Angelo Kakolyris said.

Kakolyris pointed to the firm’s growth in 2011, during which...
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