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April Shows Steep Decline In Law Firm Layoffs

Law360 (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After a brutal March, the number of lawyers laid off in April fell off more than 80 percent, marking a low for 2009 and suggesting that law firms may be turning toward other means to cut costs and meet client demands in a still-struggling economy.

According to a Law360 analysis, 160 lawyers have been laid off in April, a significant downturn from the whopping 1,121 lawyers that lost their jobs in March and the 1,045 let go in February.

Staff firings are also down, with 340...
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