Ice Miller, Squire Sanders Latest Firms To Cut Staff

Law360, New York (January 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two more law firms, Ice Miller LLP and Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP, cut back staff and support positions this week as the economic crunch continued to take its toll on the industry, possibly priming the market for mergers.

Indianapolis-based firm Ice Miller said Wednesday its staff cuts amount to 2 percent of its total work force and that no attorneys were affected. According to the firm, Ice Miller has a total of 580 employees, including attorneys, meaning that approximately 12 employees got the ax....
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