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The Return of a ''Buyers' Market: Suggestions to Law Firm Recruiting Coordinators for How to Best Navigate the Changing Legal Market in 2011''

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Although, for some, it seems a long way off, most of us recall the booming legal market in late 2007/early 2008 as a time when associates and partners could move from firm to firm with relative ease, and were able to negotiate salaries, bonuses and start dates with much more flexibility than in recent years. This was certainly a ''buyers' market,'' which strongly favored attorneys over law firms and which required firms to act and often negotiate quickly in order to secure the best and brightest attorneys.
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