The blawgosphere, which is never ever wrong (seriously), is abuzz with rumors that Sidley Austin is holding layoffs today.
It appears that 10% of associates, and some staff, will be affected.
The firm has confirmed it has pushed back start dates for new associates to November.
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Sidley Austin LLP , formerly known as Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, is one of the oldest law firms in the world. It is the sixth-largest US-based corporate law firm with over 1,800 lawyers, annual revenues of more than one billion dollars, and offices in 16 cities worldwide.