The 5 Practice Areas Poised For A 2017 Growth Spurt

Law360 (Link to Full Article, Sub. Req.) Five practice areas are poised to see significant growth in 2017, and the law firms that invest in those specialties now will reap big rewards, according to a report released Tuesday.

The practices that address clients’ biggest concerns and top priorities while also being positioned to command a significant chunk of corporate legal departments’ budgets next year are cybersecurity and data privacy, regulatory matters, class actions, bet-the-company litigation and mergers and acquisitions, according to BTI Consulting Group’s BTI Practice Outlook 2017 report, released Tuesday.