A recent survey conducted by the American Lawyer shows that summer associate hiring was down 3.4% this summer. However, there was a wide disparity in reporting by firms that participated in the survey. For instance, one firm's hiring was up 92.3%, while another firm's hiring was down 45.6%. Skadden Arps hired the largest class of summers at 190 law students, and 2 other firms tied for second by hiring 149 summer associates. For more information on this study, read a recent article from the AmLaw Daily.