For Hundreds of Lawyers, It’s Going to Be a Long Weekend


As many as 800 law-firm workers have lost their jobs in the past few days, according to various industry publications. Firms shedding workers include: Bryan Cave, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Dechert, DLA Piper, Epstein Becker, Faeger & Benson, Fish & Richardson, Goodwin Procter, Holland & Knight, Lovells, Luce Forward, McDermott Will & Emery, Nixon Peabody, and Winstead. Above the Law is calling it “The Valentine’s Day Massacre.” [Above the Law via DealBook/NYT]