Demand for legal talent may never have been higher in Boston — and it’s far outpacing the number of available attorneys, according to managing partners and legal recruiters.
“It’s not just large firms that are affected. The six-attorney family-law firm Fields and Dennis LLP recently took on an adjoining suite at its Wellesley office building, allowing it to grow to up to 10 lawyers. But despite searching for close to a year, it has yet to make any hires.
“I see that there’s movement, but unless you’re in the right place at the right time to capture that person, they’re gone,” founding partner Sheryl Dennis said.”