Legal Sector Adds 2,700 Jobs in August

The legal sector added 2,700 jobs in August, the Wall Steet Journal law blog reports. According to U.S. Labor Department’s latest monthly report, that is the second highest single-month jump in the past year but still well below pre-recession employment levels. Overall, the sector added 6,300 jobs over the past year at an average monthly gain of 500 jobs.