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While it was expected to add 175,000 jobs in May, the U.S. labor force was only able to muster less than half of that. But the legal industry, did see improvement from a disappointing March and April.

The U.S. economy added roughly 75,000 jobs in May, a sharp contrast to the previous several months in which the country averaged 164,000 non-farm jobs gained.

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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