Legal Salaries Will Take A Hop In 2012: Report

Law360, New York (October 19, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Despite evidence of belt-tightening at law firms, one survey released Wednesday offered an optimistic view of the legal job market in 2012, at least when it came to paychecks.

Recruiting firm Robert Half Legal's annual salary survey predicted U.S. legal salaries would increase across the board in 2012, with experienced lawyers at mid-sized firms leading the way.

Robert Half Legal predicted salaries for licensed lawyers with four to nine years of experience at mid-sized firms — defined as having between 35 and 75 lawyers — would...
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