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Legal Industry Shed 700 Jobs In April

Law360 (May 3, 2019, 2:55 PM EDT) -- The legal industry lost 700 jobs in April, representing a slight dip after reaching a post-Great Recession high the previous month, a new government report says.

The legal sector has just above 1.14 million jobs, 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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The data demonstrates the strong gains the legal industry has made since the dramatic losses at the beginning of...

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