BigLaw Future Looks Brighter For Some 2012 Law Grads

Law360, New York (August 24, 2011, 8:54 PM EDT) -- BigLaw recruitment is bouncing back from its leaner years and giving some soon-to-be law school graduates a reason to be hopeful, but 2012 graduates looking for work outside the BigLaw bubble are still likely to face a difficult job market, experts say.

In general, BigLaw summer associate classes were larger this summer than they had been for the past few years, though they remained smaller than the classes firms took on before the recession altered the legal marketplace.

Even if they are more cautious in their...
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