You may have heard that the legal industry (or at least some major sectors of it) are recession-proof, however that doesn’t mean that legal jobs are protected from the same macroeconomic factors that are causing layoffs in tech and other industries. While the outlook for attorneys may be better than the average, layoffs can happen to anyone at any time. And even though the tech sector has received the most press in 2023, law firms have not been immune to the recent layoffs trend. And some are predicting that this unfortunate trend will only continue throughout this year.

Being laid off is incredibly disruptive and frustrating. No matter what position you’re in, there are things you can do to make the situation easier to manage and come out the other end in an even better position.

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