Blawgs are reporting on rumors that global law juggernaut DLA Piper plans to force out some equity partners. The finance and projects groups are said to be particularly targeted, at the offices in the United Kingdom and Dubai.
Earlier this month, the firm laid off 21 lawyers and 100 staff in Chicago and New York.
The firm has made no official comment.
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DLA Piper is one of the largest law firms in the world. It is a legal services organization whose members and affiliates are separate and distinct legal entities. The organization boasts more than 3,500 lawyers in 29 countries and 65 office.