Sonnenschein Says Goodbye To 24 Attorneys

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While the latest round of cuts at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP is not as deep as the legal blogosphere rumored it to be, the firm's chairman has said that around 24 attorneys and over 80 support staff members have been laid off, just six months after the firm let go of 37 lawyers.

Sonnenschein Chairman Elliott Portnoy called the cuts a “difficult but necessary decision” in an e-mail sent out to the firm on Wednesday night. The firm's roster was tightened following an annual planning...
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