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Less US lawyers are working part time, says survey

Mar 3, 2014 Part time work in the US legal industry has declined slightly, with 6.1 percent of lawyers in major law firms working part-time last year, down from 6.4 per cent in 2010. Of the lawyers who were working part time, 70…

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US summer associates see good job offer rates

Feb 28, 2014 Finally some good news for US law students: the job offer rate for students that did a summer associateship in 2013 is nearly as high as it was before the financial crisis. The offer rate for those students was…

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Part-time arrangements unpopular with lawyers

Feb 24, 2013 A new NALP survey reports that while most large law firms offer part time schedules to experienced lawyers, the overall the number of lawyers working part-time has stayed very small. In 2012 just 6.2% of lawyers were…

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US summer associate numbers drop

Feb 12, 2013 A new report published by the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) shows a drop in the summer associate recruitment figures in the fall of 2012, continuing a four year trend. The NALP report said: ‘Law…

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US lateral market heats up

Mar 22, 2011 Lateral hiring in the US increased by 38 per cent to 2,300 hires last year, after two years of declining activity on the lateral market. Lateral hires of associates jumped by 61 per cent, while lateral hiring of partners…

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Fierce Competition for Law Students

Mar 4, 2010 Competition for summer associateships and graduate employment offers has become incredibly fierce, as firms slash their offer rates. According to a new report by the National Association for Law Placement…

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