Hogan & Hartson Offers Buyouts To Secretarial Staff

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Approximately 250 to 300 support and secretarial staff at Hogan & Hartson LLP have been offered buyouts that include four weeks' pay and an additional prorated payout if they leave the firm now, the firm confirmed Monday.

Hogan & Hartson Chairman J. Warren Gorrell Jr. said that technological advances have decreased the demand for word processing and other secretarial work.

“If you stop to think about it, our technological capabilities have evolved over the years,” Gorrell said. “We don’t require the same level of secretarial and...
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