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February 27, 2009

Latham & Watkins Cuts 190 Lawyers

In a vivid illustration of how the global recession is battering the legal profession, Latham & Watkins, one of the largest law firms in the nation, announced yesterday that it will let go 190 lawyers and 250 paralegal and support staff.

Latham & Watkins, which represents clients such as District-based Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs, Harrah’s Entertainment and UBS, has nearly 270 lawyers in Washington and more than 2,000 worldwide.

Source: The Washington Post

2 Comments »

  1. I saw Burger King is hiring.
    Disclaimer: I do not like lawyers. They are greedy morons.

    Comment by Anonymous — March 1, 2009 @ 10:29 pm | Reply

  2. LOL….

    the US has way too many lawyers….with all the lawyers loosing their jobs,, they will have penty of spare time to sue each other..

    Comment by OHBOY — March 1, 2009 @ 10:46 pm | Reply


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