Saturday, April 19, 2008
David Gelfand: Worst Person of the Week
Last week, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy laid off several attorneys in its staff attorney program. These jobs were good, stable, middle-class positions that provided benefits. When asked about the firings by Above the Law's David Lat, Gelfand stonewalled:
Let's not be too hard on David Gelfand, however. Maybe he was busy? Perhaps, he was attending outsourcing conferences, learning how to ship these very same jobs overseas:
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