More BigLaw Layoffs Expected After Massive Weil Cuts

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 9:50 PM EDT) -- The large-scale layoff coupled with partner compensation cuts that struck Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP on Monday — the most significant BigLaw bloodletting in recent years — heralds a wave of partner and associate pink slips, with other law firms likely to follow suit and slash their own badly bloated payrolls, experts said.

“The question isn’t whether there will be others, but when and who,” said legal consultant Kent Zimmermann of Zeughauser Group. “I think many more will follow suit. A lot of managing partners heard...
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