Where Lateral Hiring Will Be Most Active In 2019

Law360 (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- Buoyed by a strong economy and expectations of continued growth in demand, the increasingly dynamic lateral market shows no signs of slowing in 2019, with some regions more primed for activity than others, according to multiple recruiters and industry reports.

Law firm leaders, primarily in U.S.- and U.K.-based firms, pointed to New York as the market with the best growth opportunities in 2019 and 2020, according to one recent report, and remain bullish on London in spite of Brexit. Stateside, they are eyeing regulatory work in Washington, D.C., and technology- and energy-related demand in California and Texas, respectively.

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