Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Texas Top Market for AmLaw 100 Firms in 2014

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, May 12, 2015

Texas was one of the top four hottest markets for AmLaw 100 firms last year, despite falling oil prices in the latter halof the year. See Drew Combs' article in The American Lawyer for more specifics on increases in deals, profits per partner, and revenue.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/home/id=1202724022953?slreturn=20150412094449

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Topics: legal market news, texas

Job Seekers More Choosy...

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, May 11, 2015

According to Austin-based Indeed (as reported in the attached article by Michael Theis in the Austin Business Journal) there are only 1.7 unemployed job seekers for every opening.  This is down from 6.2 in 2009. Although the legal job market hasn’t rebounded  this strongly, it remains strong in Texas, despite the plunge in oil prices last year which swiftly and harshly affected the energy sector.

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Topics: job market