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Legal Sector Jobs Hit Post-Recession High

Law360 (April 5, 2019, 2:06 PM EDT) -- The total number of legal industry jobs crested at just more than 1.14 million, setting a high for the decade following the Great Recession, thanks to surges in positions created in January and March, a new report says.

The legal sector added 1,600 jobs in March, a strong recovery after a slight downtick in February, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The figures are seasonally adjusted and subject to change in future reports.

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