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Minneapolis law firm cuts 20 support staff from its workforce

Legal giant Dorsey & Whitney has laid off 20 employees, including 12 positions at the downtown Minneapolis headquarters. The Star Tribune reports no lawyers were cut from the firm. The newspaper notes the remaining layoffs were at offices in California, Hong Kong, New York, Salt Lake City and Seattle.
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Legal giant Dorsey & Whitney has laid off 20 employees, including 12 positions at the downtown Minneapolis headquarters. The Star Tribune reports no lawyers were cut from the firm. The newspaper notes the remaining layoffs were at offices in California, Hong Kong, New York, Salt Lake City and Seattle.

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