Law firms are continuing to staff up on transactional attorneys, cognizant of the fact that private equity and M&A catapulted much of Big Law to double-digit gains last year, as well as the potential for the economy to take off as cash sits on the sidelines and the nearly $2 trillion in federal stimulus promises to juice the economy.

Although deal work tanked in Q2 of 2020 as the economy responded to the arrival of the pandemic and subsequent social distancing measures, it picked up quickly and has continued into this year. Refinitiv, in its monthly M&A recap, noted that M&A activity in the U.S. hit a 20-month high in February, as did special purpose acquisition companies.

This content has been archived.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 Advance® 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]