Firms, GCs Say Outlook Improving For Legal Staff Hirings

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The legal job market could pick up in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to a survey released Tuesday indicating that about a quarter of law firm and company hiring officials plan to add staff in the next three months.

Each of the 200 attorneys surveyed for the quarterly Robert Half Legal Hiring Index has hiring power within his or her law firm or company. One in four of those interviewed said they planned to hire in the next three months,with the greatest growth most likely...
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