Many fine things can be said about Cleary Gottlieb. It’s prestigious (#8 in the latest Vault rankings). It’s profitable (#10 in the recently released Am Law 100 profit-per-partner rankings). It’s pleasant, known for a nice firm culture.
So what are the downsides of Cleary? Here’s one: the firm might be a bit… boring.
Well, today we bring you some news about Cleary that might be at least slightly juicy: a mysterious partner departure, and possible stealth layoffs….
UPDATE (2:30 p.m.): Now with an important update, a statement from the partner in question.