Seyfarth Lays Off Lawyers And Staff Amid 'Shifting' Market

Law360, Los Angeles (May 16, 2017, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Seyfarth Shaw LLP said Tuesday it is laying off lawyers and staff members as a cost-cutting move after conducting a review of its business, shedding a reported 40 employees as the legal industry is mired in stagnant growth.

Seyfarth Shaw, which introduced the legal industry’s version of the Lean Six Sigma method of reducing waste and said it was using robots to streamline firm processes, confirmed late Tuesday it was letting go of employees “amid a shifting market for legal services,” according to a statement from...
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