DLA Piper Plans To Cut Most US Partners' Pay In '09

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- DLA Piper has said that most of its partners in the U.S. will be looking at a pay cut in 2009, which the firm expects to be a down year. The revelation comes less than two weeks after it was reported that Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP had cut compensation for 66 of its partners.

A DLA Piper spokesman confirmed Monday that most of its U.S. partners — with the exception of some strong performers — would see their pay slashed by 11.5 percent in 2009. The...
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