Debevoise, Vedder Price Carry On BigLaw Staff Cuts

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Job security for BigLaw staffers took more blows this week with more buyouts and outsourcing, this time at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Vedder Price PC, the firms said Tuesday.

An announcement that staff roles at Chicago-based Vedder would be outsourced went out earlier this month, with office support, food service, copy and reception departments being put under the new outside management scheme, according to a firm representative.

Staff in all five offices — Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and London —were affected.

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