BigLaw Staff Cuts Continue At Wilson Sonsini

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT) -- BigLaw secretaries were hit with layoffs again this week as West Coast tech standout Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC joined a recent run of firms making staff cuts and sparing lawyers, the firm confirmed Thursday.

According to an internal firm memo sent Wednesday, a staff reorganization will mean the loss of 35 secretaries, most of them from the firm's Palo Alto, Calif., headquarters. 

"[T]he legal industry has been evolving rapidly, with technology and increased operational efficiencies resulting in a profound change in work habits," stated...
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