In November, almost 10 percent of Brown Rudnick's lawyers and staff were let go, including third-year associate Lynne Zagami. Not having luck with recruiters, she started "a marketing campaign of myself and my work," but so far has had limited success. "The post-layoff budget evolved into the post-severance budget, which has evolved into the just-get-me-a-job budget," she says. "But I do try to keep everything in perspective. Over a potentially 40-year career, this is just one year that sucks."
Down but Not Out After a Layoff
The American Lawyer
August 13, 2009