Legal Industry Trends: Lawyer Salaries And Job Growth

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT) -- An analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveals that employment prospects for lawyers remain weak in the Northeast while the market for legal services is much stronger in the Mountain West and South Atlantic regions.[1] The glut of new lawyers admitted to the bar combined with weak demand in the Northeast is likely to cause lawyers’ salaries to increase quite slowly in states such as Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania over the next few years.

In contrast, in states such as Florida...
To view the full article, register now.