If you haven't checked out the massive number crunching that's going on over at Law Shucks, you probably should.
The blog uses compiled layoff data (the Layoff Tracker) to chart the decline of the legal industry in a graphical way that's easy for everyone who is doped up on Xanax to understand.
Couple the tracker with the summer associate survey results from our sister publication The American Lawyer, and you've got an easy way to back up the following general statement: summers are happy to be at firms that haven't done layoffs.
I've borrowed a few screencaps to show you below, but be sure to check out the full post here.
The top 10 firms according to summer associate satisfaction, of which only two have done attorney layoffs:
And the top 10 firms according to Law Shucks' layoff data, contrasted with their ranking among summers:
We here at The Shark will have more from the American Lawyer Summer Associates Survey throughout this week.