Lowenstein, Others Cut Dozens Of Attorney Jobs

Law360, New York (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lowenstein Sandler PC disclosed Thursday that it would hand pink slips to 21 attorneys and 32 staff members, representing just under 10 percent of the firm's total work force. Meanwhile, at least three other law firms were also forced to lay off lawyers or cut salaries.

In a firmwide e-mail, Lowenstein's managing director Gary M. Wingens said efforts to curtail expenses without reducing head count proved insufficient in the face of the economic downturn.

“These were extremely difficult decisions for the firm to make, and we...
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