Think 2023 is going to be a doozy for the legal industry and its workers? Not according to all players in the field including the President of Major, Lindsey & Africa, a prominent legal recruiting firm. Anyone who watched the mad rush for lawyers at the end of 2021 and beginning of 2022 may be happy to hear that additional robust hiring is on the way. And from what we see at our GoInhouse® in-house counsel job board, job openings are up and demand is strong – with a surge of General Counsel openings starting off the year. What’s more is that there is also significant demand for paralegals, legal assistants and contract managers (check GoParalegals.com), so legal industry hiring may be robust at all levels.
“John Cashman, president of Major, Lindsey & Africa, foreshadows how law firms and legal departments should adapt to changing market conditions in 2023. He predicts hiring and practice expansion will continue, profits will flatten, and telework will attract the best talent….”