Demand For Securities Lawyers Surges: Survey

Law360, New York (April 4, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Demand for lawyers specializing in securities and corporate law has surged over the past year, exceeding the average for all other areas of the law, according to a survey of attorney placement requests among top law firms.

The survey, conducted by Los Angeles-based attorney placement firm BCG Attorney Search, showed that between March 2005 and March 2006, demand for securities and corporate attorneys in the United States jumped nearly 60% at law firms that use recruiting services.

The increase is attributed to vastly increased confidence among...
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