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BigLaw Layoff Watch: 150 to 200 Jobs Is a Lot of Jobs

By on February 15, 2017 in Employment, Law Firm Management

Layoff - dismissal - firedAbove the Law has fleshed out earlier reporting about significant staff layoffs at K&L Gates, this time with fairly specific numbers of people who have lost their jobs with the big law firm.

Quoting one of his sources, reported: “The firm let go nearly 200 staff across the firm, including director levels in Human Resources and Marketing. IT was the hardest hit, but other departments, including Human Resources, Business Development, the paralegal group, and marketing, also saw large numbers let go.”

Another source confirmed that the number of staffers affected was in triple digits.

That source also said he or she knew of no attorneys who were included in the layoffs.

Read the Above the Law article.


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