A JDJournal tipster says that Dykema has laid off at least 20 lawyers and 30 staff since November. This was not reported to the media.
The tipster reports plans to further reduce attorney and staff headcount due to the GM bankruptcy, although this is being kept from firm employees.
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Dykema Gossett PLLC is a law firm headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1926, the firm has offices across the United States, including Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. It currently employs over 450 lawyers and lobbying professionals. With the 2008 acquisition of 53 lawyers from the now-defunct Schwartz Cooper, Dykema’s largest office is now in Chicago.