Legal Employment Outlook Brightens In DOL Report

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 4:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that the legal services sector gained 1,000 jobs nationwide between November and December, representing a year-end boost and rebound from relatively flat job growth that legal recruiters said indicated more hiring activity to come.

The uptick amounts to a 0.09 percent increase in jobs as well as a shift from the loss of 200 legal services jobs in the previous one-month period from October to November, according to the DOL's report. It also helped push the industry to a...
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