The 5 Practice Areas Poised For A 2017 Growth Spurt

Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Five practice areas are poised to see significant growth in 2017, and the law firms that invest in those specialties now will reap big rewards, according to a report released Tuesday.

The practices that address clients’ biggest concerns and top priorities while also being positioned to command a significant chunk of corporate legal departments’ budgets next year are cybersecurity and data privacy, regulatory matters, class actions, bet-the-company litigation and mergers and acquisitions, according to BTI Consulting Group’s BTI Practice Outlook 2017 report, released Tuesday.

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