Verdict's in: The American Lawyer magazine reports that th...

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July 28, 1996

Verdict's in: The American Lawyer magazine reports that th legal business is rebounding somewhat. Hiring was up 3 percent in 1995 at the nation's 100 biggest firms after three years of declines, and the firms' combined revenue rose 5.9 percent. But profits per partner were down, and revenue per lawyer was down at 26 firms.

Clip work: If you clip coupons every Sunday, you have company. Carol Wright Promotions Inc., a market research firm, reports that 87 percent of consumers use grocery or health and beauty product coupons. Eighty-five percent of the coupon users clip from the inserts in the Sunday papers. The mail, product packages, store circulars and magazines are among the other popular places where consumers get coupons. Two percent of the users said they redeem coupons found in the street.

Pub Date: 7/28/96

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