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Washington law firms protect profits at all costs

Dec 13, 2010 Law firms in the Washington area in the US managed to increase profits for equity partners in 2010, In spite of flat revenue, by cutting expenses. A study by the legal specialty group at Wells Fargo Wealth Management…

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DLA Piper lays off employees in 26 US cities

Nov 16, 2010 DLA piper has laid off an undisclosed number of staffers from its offices in 26 US cities. The firm’s CEO and director of US operations Bob Bratt said: "It is important for us at DLA Piper to ensure that our…

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The future of associate pay

Nov 3, 2010 Before the recession, graduate starting salaries grew at a rate that considerably outstripped inflation. When the demand for legal services dropped, law firms moved to protect partner profits by laying off staff,…

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