According to rumors repeated by reliable blawgs, Kirkland & Ellis is laying off an undisclosed number of support staff today. It is said no lawyers will be affected.
All laid off employees will be notified by the end of the day today. Severance has not been mentioned.
The cuts are said to affect the Chicago, New York and Washington DC offices.
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a Chicago-based law firm that practices in the US and internationally. As of 2008, it was the seventh largest law firm in the US and the 11th largest in the world by revenue. It has offices in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Munich, Hong Kong, and Palo Alto.