NJ Firm Archer & Greiner Lays Off 14 Attys, 27 Staffers

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT) -- New Jersey-based law firm Archer & Greiner PC has cut 14 attorneys and 27 staff members, retrenching after rapidly expanding its ranks in recent years with two mergers with firms in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, firm President Christopher Gibson said Wednesday.

Archer & Greiner last week told seven nonequity partners and seven associates that they would be axed, but would be paid through April 30, in an effort to rein in overhead and eliminate redundancies in the wake of the expansion, according to Gibson. The 27...
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