News Business Leadership Careers Law firms Brave few buck the promotions trend as majority plump for consolidation By The Lawyer 25 April 2010 00:00 17 December 2015 16:03 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 27 April 2010 at 21:22 Sickening that any jounalist can be fixated on who got promoted. It seems to want to avoid at all costs how badly many law firms treated their staff in the downturn. See comments at http://www.thelawyer.com/uk-firms-remain-wary-despite-elevated-recruitment-figures/1004112.article#commentsubmitted Reply Link Anonymous 2 May 2010 at 08:11 Latham & Watkins laid off hundreds of associates, including over half the first years only four months after they started. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.