Hogan & Hartson has let go 30 senior associates this week, as part of the normal performance evaluation process.
Before the layoffs the firm employed 140 senior associates, defined as sixth-years or later. Those let go are said to have met basic performance standards, but were not progressing towards partnership.
Those affected have four months to find alternate employment.
Founded in 1904, Hogan & Hartson is the oldest major law firm headquartered in Washington, DC. It is a global firm with more than 1,100 lawyers in 27 offices worldwide, including offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.