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My firm (over 1,000 lawyers) just put a firm-wide “we need to talk” zoom call on all associates’ calendars for later today. No one knows what it’s about or will give any info. Not going to be a productive day.

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Yes. Do provide and update. Good luck. When my firm did this, they had already informed all the people who were being laid off before the all associate call was scheduled. So you might be in the clear.

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Just came across this and now I’m super curious 🤣 is this 4pm eastern? I hope so! I agree with others that it’s probably lay offs but if it was you you’d already know.

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Please update when you know.

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What time is the call? My second hand anxiety compels me to put it on my calendar and obsess about it all day too. 😂😂😂 but seriously. Time please.

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Which practice group? My practice group does not have a follow on call!

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What’s the 4-1-1 OP!? What’s the hot gossip?!

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It was details about special bonuses. They also seem to be adjusting base salaries for associates in a few ways. Details TBD. Honestly a fantastic troll job my the firm making us sweat all day.

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Good luck. Hopefully it’s not bad news.

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Ugh that’s so stressful. Good luck!

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Omg keep us posted! I have second hand anxiety.

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There’s been speculation about staff layoffs for a while now. Would it make sense to have a call with associates only to tell them that? I feel like associates may be on the chopping block too.

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That’s what my firm did last year. All associates call out of the blue. Check your partners calendars. Same with staff. If it’s layoffs, partners will have a block before your call, staff after yours.

Special bonuses!

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happy it turned out well op

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Why didn't they put a topic or subject ugh

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Sadists.

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Following. Good luck, OP ✊🏾

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The speculation and suspense is killing me now, so here I am, following for an update...

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Following. Super invested and anxious. Fingers crossed!

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Maybe it’s about returning to office?

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Maybe, but last I heard it’s a general “we want to get back ASAP” but it’s going to be state-by-state and office-by-office

Following for the update. Good luck and positive vibes.

Good luck ❤️❤️

Have bonuses already been announced at your firm? Maybe it’s good news??

Damn, I’m sorry

Good luck! Update please!

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