Simpson Thacher in Midst of Major Layoffs
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Simpson ThacherSimpson Thacher & Bartlett is holding widespread, unannounced layoffs at its New York City headquarters, causing considerable confusion and consternation for lawyers and staff there.

On Friday evening, Simpson Thacher cut between 10 and 20 staffers, targeting its document duplication staff. Monday morning, the firm fired a large, undisclosed number of receptionists.

More layoffs are expected today, and its unknown if attorneys will be affected.


Staffers are calling yesterday “Black Monday.” It seems the unannounced layoffs of the receptionists led to day-long chaos and confusion, as clients could not locate attorneys.

New York City’s Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the oldest and most prestigious law firms in the United States. The firm employs over 800 attorneys in eight offices.

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