The 5 Hottest Legal Markets In 2016

Law360, New York (February 9, 2016, 9:39 PM EST) -- Big cities with booming businesses have always been a draw for corporate law firms, but a few emerging markets provide plenty of opportunities for firms seeking to expand in 2016.

The places where firms choose to either hire more laterals or open new offices depends on the amount of revenue per lawyer that a practice group is bringing in, their ability to serve wider marketplaces, and growing business opportunities for existing clients, experts say.

"A lot of it is tied to the type of law firm," said Frank Michael D'Amore, the founder of legal recruiting firm Attorney Career Catalysts. "If there's...

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