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08 May

A Bullish Take On The Future Of Legal Hiring

by: Astor Professional Search

While many commentators believe that the current slowdown in legal hiring represents a potential ‘new normal,’ at least one observer argues that we’re on the precipice of boom times, driven in part by the rise of third-party litigation financing. As Bradley Borden of Brooklyn Law School notes in his recent article for The Huffington Post:

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In short, TPLF will transform the legal profession…. The demand for legal services will inevitably turn to favor attorneys. When that happens, the lack of attorneys in the pipeline will create a substantial shortage of qualified attorneys. For law firms to meet the new demand for legal services, they will have to aggressively recruit… creating a market reversal of epic proportions.In fact, the legal services market, which has been a buyer’s market for the last several years, will quickly become a seller’s market.

For more, please find his article here.

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William Sugarman

William Sugarman is the president and founder of Astor Professional Search. He engages in the successful placement of attorneys with local, regional, and international law firms and corporations. Bill’s extensive legal and business development experience give Astor an edge over other legal recruiters nationwide. At the cornerstone of Bill’s strategic philosophy is providing the highest level of personalized attention to his clients and attorney candidates. This is also a key factor that separates Astor from other legal search firms, and it consistently delivers legal placements year after year.

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