Beacon Hill Professionals Shed Light on Chicago Legal Employment Outlook for 2024

April 12th, 2024

In the ever-evolving legal employment landscape, two notable figures from Beacon Hill, Kelsey Morrison and Laura Lichterman, have recently been featured in the 2024 Employment Outlook as presented by the Chicago Lawyer. Their insights offer a glimpse into the anticipated shifts and trends in the upcoming year’s legal job market.

Kelsey Morrison, serving as Practice Manager, and Laura Lichterman, holding the position of Senior Consultant, both within Beacon Hill Legal provided perspectives on various aspects of employment expectations for 2024. The duo delved into pressing questions regarding associate pay, compensation trends and offering compensation packages to attract top talent.

The conversation also covered the broader picture of the legal employment market in Chicago for the year ahead. Morrison and Lichterman shared their current observations and thoughts, highlighting the significant changes expected in 2024 compared to the preceding year. Their analysis encompassed the evolving demands of the legal sector, potential shifts in hiring practices and the overarching trends shaping the Chicago job market.

Of particular interest was the inquiry into the prevalence of hybrid and remote work arrangements in 2024. In response, Morrison and Lichterman provided insights into the continued relevance of such flexible work setups. Their discussion centered around exploring its feasibility and benefits.

Through their contributions to the 2024 Employment Outlook, Kelsey and Laura have provided invaluable insights into the anticipated trends and shifts within the legal job market in Chicago. Their expertise not only offers guidance to legal professionals but also underscores the industry’s dynamic nature.

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