Emerging from one of the most dismal law firm recruiting seasons in years, law schools are preparing for what early signs indicate will be an improved job market for their students. The prospect of increased hiring contrasts sharply with what was seen last fall, when New York firms cut summer associate offers by 44 percent to a median of 29, according to a report in March. "The economy is coming back slowly," said a hiring partner at White & Case. "It's not full speed ahead, but it's cautiously optimistic half speed ahead."
Law Schools See Signs of Better Job Opportunities for Students
New York Law Journal
August 10, 2010