Law Firm Model Headed For Overhaul: Experts

Law360, New York (September 21, 2009, 1:01 PM EDT) -- As law firms continue to wrestle with the havoc wreaked by the recession, legal experts are predicting that the way firms are structured could undergo a major change as they adjust the model to fit the economics of the day.

In boom times, BigLaw welcomed dozens of associates every fall after spending the summer between students' second and third year of law school wining and dining them.

Those salad days, however, appear to be over at least for now, with many firms pushing back associate start...
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