Law firms, and consequently the legal sub-service industry that support them, are feeling the crunch of economic hard times. Today’s National Law Journal reports slowdowns, cutbacks and layoffs from the NLJ 250.

The National Law Journal, an Incisive Media publication, today reported a significant slowdown in 2008 hiring by the NLJ 250, the nation’s 250 largest law firms ranked by headcount. The group added 4.3 percent more attorneys this year, compared with 5.6 percent growth in 2007.

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