McDonough Holland & Allen PC, Sacramento’s second-largest law firm, has laid off four attorneys and 13 staff to cut costs as revenue continues to decline.
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Philadelphia law firm Blank Rome will open an office in Los Angeles with five new partners, Lawrence Hinkle, Andrew Kim, Warren Koshofer, Glen Rothstein and William Small. The new partners will join Blank Rome from four
Palo Alto-based Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, one of of the largest law firms in Silicon Valley, has announced it is laying off 45 lawyers and 68 staff members. The news comes just a week after Wilson Sonini rival
Dewey & LeBoeuf will close its San Francisco office and move all attorneys and staff to East Palo Alto. The combined office will have nine partners and about 20 associates. Jobs will not be cut, according to a statement
In the first quarter of 2009, law firm merger activity has gained pace in the US. About 20 mergers nationwide are expected to close. Southern law firms recently moved into the focus of attention. Last year's merger
San Francisco giant Morrison & Foerster announced it will cut 53 lawyers and 148 staff, adding to the mounting toll of out-of-work legal professionals.
Silicon Valley-based firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is set to cut 45 attorneys and 68 staff from, the firm announces with "utmost regret" in an internal memo obtained by Above the Law.
Silicon Valley-based Cooley Godward Kronish is laying off 52 lawyers and 62 staff members, reports Above the Law. The high-tech corporate and litigation firm, which has 725 attorneys, says in a memo that it is making the
Nixon Peabody, Henry Har, has filed an employment discrimination suit against the international law firm, contending that he was fired last year due to hisA former associate of
Mayer Brown partners Bryan Daly, Charles Kreindler and Peter Morris are joining the Los Angeles office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. The trio joins Sheppard Mullin's Business Trial and Government Contracts
Carmel Valley law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw and Pittman has quietly incubated fledgling life sciences firms with promising new technologies. The firm offers them a private office, a telephone line, technical and
Heller Ehrman LLP, the San Francisco-based law firm that voted to dissolve in September, was put into bankruptcy after the committee formed to wind up the business decided that’s the best way to protect all its
McDermott Will & Emery LLP plans to lease Menlo Park office space vacated by failed Heller Ehrman LLP. The firm has signed a 10-year lease to for more than 80,000 square feet with first rights to a remaining 39,000
Thelen LLP, a 400-attorney San Francisco firm founded in 1924, is poised to be the latest corporate-law firm forced out of business amid an industrywide slowdown. The partnership council of the firm has confirmed that
Covington & Burling LLP is significantly expanding its national intellectual property litigation practice with the addition of approximately 50 lawyers in California and Washington, DC. Covington is also opening new