Sheri Michaels, the global practice leader of the associate practice group at legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsay & Africa, weighs in on how associates can keep their jobs or find new ones.
|August 04, 2009
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The U.S. Department of Labor said the number of unemployed lawyers jumped 66 percent last year, to a total of 20,000. In the first three months of this year, more than 3,000 lawyers were laid off, and the majority of them were associates. Sheri Michaels from Major, Lindsey, & Africa gives associates tips on how to stay marketable in these tough times.
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