How to describe the summer associate recruiting scene? In a word—stable.

Firms hired law students in similar numbers as the previous three years during last summer’s on-campus recruiting season, according to new data from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP). By many accounts 2018 was a record year for large firm profits but that didn’t translate into a bump in summer associate recruiting. The latest numbers offer further evidence that summer associate and associate hiring has settled into a “new normal” that falls short of the more robust Big Law hiring practices that predated the recession.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]