Hot Practice Areas for  2016-2017?

Robert Half Legal's 2016 Salary Guide is out! Here are the predicted in-demand practice areas for the next two years:

  • Litigation, particularly insurance defense, personal injury, medical malpractices, employment law, and commercial litigation;
  • Business and corporate law, particularly new products and new markets, corporate transactions, corporate finance, and regulatory compliance;
  • Healthcare, particularly medical research, Medicare fraud, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance;
  • Real estate, particularly purchase and sale, leasing, and development of commercial real estate;
  • Intellectual property, particularly patent prosecution
  • Compliance, particularly--everything!
  • Contract administration, negotiation, management, and compliance

Robert Half Legal predicts: "Legal professionals with experience in these practice areas are likely to find more employment opportunities and greater-than-average salary increases."

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