Katten Muchin Joins BigLaw Payroll Cutting

Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 7:27 PM EST) -- Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP has offered retirement buyout packages to a group of legal secretaries, the firm confirmed Tuesday, adding to a long list of firms trimming staff payrolls this year.

The Chicago-based firm’s offer went out Nov. 4 to legal secretaries age 55 and over, according to a firm spokesperson. The early retirement offers must be accepted before January 6. Those who opt in will leave the firm in early March. 

Katten Muchin released a statement saying that demand for administrative support “is not what it...
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