Firms Expand In Calif. As They Forecast Real Estate Growth

Law360, New York (February 24, 2012, 5:54 PM EST) -- Several major law firms have bulked up their real estate groups in and around Los Angeles in recent months with plans to expand even more over the next year, as they prepare for an expected rebound in commercial development.

Firm leaders say it has been difficult to convince attorneys to trust the Southern California market since the chaos of 2008 and 2009. But now, as downtown L.A. booms and the rest of the state shows signs of recovery, firms are rebuilding and expanding their West Coast...
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