Growing Practice Areas

Vol. 42 No. 9


Ed finkel is a freelance writer and editor based in Evanston, Illinois.

The legal profession has undergone a retrenchment in the past several years unlike anything seen in several decades. But certain areas of the law have begun to prosper again, and health care, regulatory, and energy law—often for reasons related to new federal or state legislation—are at the top of the list.

“All of those are areas … that we have been talking about for the last two years; looking ahead, we see long-term potential,” said Bob Denney, principal with legal management consultants Robert Denney Associates Inc., in Wayne, Pennsylvania. “They’re going to continue to be hot.”


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