Nervous Lawyers See Opportunities In Crisis

Law360, New York (September 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Amid continuing jitters, a consensus is slowly beginning to form that the financial crisis will likely lead to more – not less – work for law firms, at least in the long term.

We asked some of the country's top legal minds to identify the pitfalls and the opportunities for the profession. Below are some of their observations.

David M. Laigaie, head of white collar defense at Dilworth Paxon, expects the crisis to keep his team busy:

The public perceives that corporate fat cats threw a...
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