Wanted In 2011: M&A, White Collar, Trade Secrets Attys

Law360, New York (December 27, 2010, 1:44 PM EST) -- Legal industry experts predict high demand for lateral hires with expertise in corporate finance, white collar crime and trade secrets litigation, among other areas, in 2011.

Here is a roundup of the practice areas that will thrive in 2011, as businesses access more cash, grapple with new regulations and operate in an increasingly global economy.

Corporate Finance

Companies' increasing confidence will almost certainly spur them to make more deals in 2011, experts said.

While the downturn caused would-be dealmakers to horde their cash rather than acquire...
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