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The Legal Job Market in New York City

published September 29, 2008

By CEO and Founder - BCG Attorney Search left
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Big Law Firms versus Small Law Firms

New York City is home to numerous big law firms and even more small law firms which offer services to different individuals and entities depending on their needs and on the availability and affordability of the service in question. The big law firms offer services to the big companies and individuals who can afford it, while the small law firms typically provide services to those small businesses and individuals who cannot afford to seek services from the big law firms.
 
The Legal Job Market in New York City

Another difference between the big law firms and the small law firms is in their client bases. Big law firms tend to have a strong client base and can handle a large number of clients, whereas small firms can typically only handle a small number of clients.

Availability of Work

It is evident from the growing business economy that there is plenty of legal work available in the city. In general, there is a lot of work available in the state as a result of the growing need for legal assistance due to economic growth and burgeoning businesses. The available legal jobs are innumerable and range from positions for skilled support staff, such as legal secretaries and paralegals, to jobs for attorneys themselves, some of them with the most powerful firms in the nation. It is clear that with the ongoing increase in economic growth and productivity, there are a lot of job opportunities in the state.

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