• Biglaw, Layoffs

    Breaking: Cadwalader Announces Layoffs of 35 Lawyers!

    Just half an hour ago, based on information we gleaned from various sources, we asked: “Is today Layoff Day at Cadwalader?” The answer would appear to be: YES. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has confirmed to us that it will be laying off 35 attorneys. Please see the statement below, which we just received from Hill […]

    222 Comments / / Jan 10, 2008 at 10:25 AM
  • Biglaw, Layoffs

    Nationwide Layoff Watch: Is Today ‘Layoff Day’ at Cadwalader?

    We’ve been hearing, from multiple sources, that something big is going down today at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Some of our sources have dubbed it “Layoff Day,” although we don’t know yet whether the news relates to layoffs or something else. Here’s what we’ve been hearing: 1. One can check the availability of conference rooms […]

    19 Comments / / Jan 10, 2008 at 10:10 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.10.08

    * SCOTUS gives cool reception to challenge of Indiana voter I.D. law. [New York Times; Washington Post; Slate (via How Appealing)] * DOJ investigating award of a lucrative monitoring contract to John Ashcroft. [New York Times] * Vioxx settlement plan looks like it will go through, but total cost could be higher than the advertised […]

    2 Comments / / Jan 10, 2008 at 9:20 AM
  • Biglaw, Bonuses, Job Survey, Money, Skaddenfreude

    Featured Job Survey Results: Bonus Timing

    Last month, our ATL / Lateral Link job survey asked you when your firms paid bonuses, and whether you were planning on changing jobs once those bonuses got paid. About 900 of you responded (and got to see bonus and survey breakdowns for Los Angeles as a reward). Not surprisingly, most of you in major […]

    46 Comments / / Jan 9, 2008 at 4:50 PM

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