Legal sector job growth 2012

January 22nd, 2013 by Altman Weil

The Am Law Daily is reporting on Bureau of Labor Statistics job numbers for 2012, including:

  • A net increase of 7,800 legal jobs in the US in 2012
  • A growth rate of .7% from 2011 (compared to a 1.4% increase across all job sectors)

This is a drop in the bucket compared to the 60,000+ legal jobs lost in 2008 and 2009.  The question, as the article points out, is: Are most of those jobs ever coming back?

Read it at The Am Law Daily

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