Posted by Robert Half Legal on Monday, November 25, 2013 - 00:00 | Follow me
Charles Volkert, Robert Half Legal's executive director, weighed in on this emerging trend: "Managing partners at many law firms are improving profitability by expanding teams in high-growth specialties, such as litigation and commercial law." In particular, he noted that law firms are hiring senior-level associates with portable books of business or acquiring boutique firms to rapidly bring new services to market. "A surge in commercial litigation and compliance-related activity should result in continued demand for skilled legal talent," he commented, adding that "associates and paralegals with three to five-plus years of relevant experience, who can help corporate clients prepare for trial and comply with recent regulations, will be especially marketable."
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