Seyfarth, Dewey Become Latest To Lay Off Attorneys

Law360, New York (December 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In what is shaping up to be another tough month for law firms, Seyfarth Shaw LLP laid off about 30 attorneys and other staff members Friday, a day after Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP let go 11 structured finance associates in New York and one in Los Angeles.

The moves came the same week that Proskauer Rose LLP announced it was eliminating 35 associate and about 25 administrative staff positions, and Reed Smith LLP revealed plans to cut 115 support staff in its U.S. offices and up...
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