The layoffs visited upon the legal industry have disrupted staffs at law firms and corporate entities alike, but a redistribution of attorney talent between outside counsel and in-house departments isn’t necessarily in the cards. While experienced attorneys may be somewhat easier to come by these days, legal departments aren’t itching to add more names to their roster.

But of course there will always be some people looking to seize an opportunity. Zach Abramowitz, a consultant in the legal technology space, told Corporate Counsel that some law departments he has spoken with are looking to spend their remaining 2020 budgets on new talent.

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