Legal Hiring Expected To Climb In Q2: Survey

Law360, New York (March 9, 2011, 6:16 PM EST) -- Lawyers are not planning cuts to legal jobs in the second quarter of 2011, and 29 percent plan to add legal personnel, according to a survey released Wednesday by staffing firm Robert Half Legal.

The outlook is largely unchanged from the previous quarter, when 30 percent of law respondents planned to hire for legal positions and 1 percent anticipated cuts, according to the Robert Half Legal Hiring Index.

The quarterly survey is based on phone interviews with 100 lawyers at law firms with 20 or more...
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