TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 8, 2016
While job growth is up across the U.S., employment in the legal sector has remained mostly flat, gaining only about 100 jobs in the month of June, according to U.S. Department of Labor data reported by the American Lawyer. Following industry gains in 2015, this year’s legal jobs numbers have fluctuated, seeing a few large firms resort to layoffs. However, in a survey of large law firm leaders released on Thursday, nearly two-thirds of respondents said that they expected to grow their associate ranks in the near future.