Lawyers Predict Growth In Bankruptcy, Litigation Work

Law360, New York (February 17, 2010, 5:41 PM EST) -- Bankruptcy and litigation practices will be the highest growth areas for firms in the next three months as clients continue to feel the effects of the down economy, according to a new survey of 300 attorneys released Wednesday.

The survey, by legal staffing agency Robert Half Legal, polled attorneys from the largest law firms and companies in the U.S. and Canada. All respondents had at least three years of legal experience.

The top specialty areas cited are not tied to any specific industry or types of...
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