rahulg91 wrote:Probably a dumb question, but is this largely based on billable hours? Or just more of "we need to cut people, I don't like the look of Bob's face, he's out." I really have no idea how hiring/firing works, insight would be appreciated.
Combination of reviews, billable hours, practice group/office needs, and firm politics. Being well-liked (especially by powerful partners) can only help.