The New York legal market saw demand rise in the last months of 2009, with improved conditions in litigation and corporate practice areas. In its quarterly report on market conditions, consulting firm Hildebrandt Baker Robbins said demand nationwide grew 2 percent in the last three months of last year compared to the same period in 2008, with New York experiencing the strongest growth in billable hours of the major markets.
Report Shows Some Improvement in N.Y. Legal Market
New York Law Journal
February 8, 2010