According to the online rumor mill, Davis Polk & Wardwell started laying lawyers off in December.
At least 12 corporate law associates have been laid off for performance reasons and given three months notice.
Up to 30 total may have been cut in New York City alone.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell is an international law firm headquartered in New York. The firm employs more than 700 attorneys and is primarily known for its corporate, litigation and tax practices.