Legal Sector Adds 300 Jobs In May

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 3:18 PM EDT) -- The legal sector added 300 jobs in May after shedding hundreds the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly jobs report.

The seasonally adjusted results of the BLS report, released Friday, found there were 1,105,500 legal services jobs in May compared to 1,105,200 in April.

Meanwhile, the BLS' latest numbers show the industry lost 700 jobs between March and April, with the number of legal sector jobs going from 1,105,900 to 1,105,200.

But the 2010 statistics are far less bleak than the...
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