Citing a deteriorating economy, Bryan Cave is laying off 58 attorneys and 76 staff members firmwide and freezing salaries for 2009.
The steps followed efforts throughout 2008 to slash expenses in an attempt to avoid layoffs.
"Over the course of the past year, we implemented a number of measures to reduce our costs," Chairman Don Lents said in an e-mail sent firmwide Thursday. "Unfortunately, the economy has continued to deteriorate, and we have concluded that further steps are necessary to adapt to this business climate."
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