Day Casebeer Cuts 20% of Lawyers
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

The Recorder takes a look at Cupertino, California intellectual property boutique Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder, which last fall cut seven associates, nearly 20% of the firm’s lawyers, and two staff. Today, the firm has 27 lawyers.

According to [partner Rusty] Day, those laid off were given two months’ severance and their end-of-the-year bonus, which amounts to about a month’s worth of salary.

Some of the associates were able to quickly land jobs at big firms, being much-desired IP litigators and also getting cut before the tsunami of layoffs in the last two months. (None of the first-years, who had just started, were laid off.)


People still wonder about the effect of the Qualcomm discovery debacle on the firm’s business. Five Day Casebeer lawyers — as well as one from Heller Ehrman — were sanctioned in January 2008, after client Qualcomm failed to turn over crucial documents in a patent fight with Broadcom. Although the sanctions were lifted last year to give the attorneys a chance to tell their side of the story to the court, the final outcome isn’t certain.

Via The Recorder.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!





Paralegal Big Fire Law & Policy Group LLP is seeking an experienced Paralegal to join our Firm. ...

Apply now

Senior Corporate / Commercial Attorney |


Downs Rachlin Martin – Northern New England’s largest business law firm - has a signific...

Apply now

Senior Counsel, Shared Services & Litigation


Southwire is seeking to hire an experienced attorney to serve as Senior Counsel to provide advice an...

Apply now

Employment Advocate


Legal Authority is at the forefront of the job placement industry. We are looking for an experi...

Apply now




Search Now

Junior Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills office of our client seeks junior associate attorney with 1-2 years of experience in l...

Apply Now

Immigration Attorney


Oakland office of our client seeks immigration attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate ...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Fort Worth

Fort Worth office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 3-6 years of experience. Th...

Apply Now

Most Popular


To Top