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Cowen Group Survey: Legal Project Management Has Increased in Importance

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According to the recently released results of the Cowen Group's Critical Trends Survey for the second quarter of 2010, 65% of corporate respondents and 69% of law-firm respondents say that legal project management has increased in importance.[1] Over 53 corporations and 117 "major law firms" participated in the survey. Hopefully this translates into the LPM job growth predicted by earlier Cowen Group surveys,[2] the Project Management Institute,[3] and The Posse List.[4] 

[1] Cowen Group, 2010 Q2 Critical Trends Snapshop, (last visited August 6, 2010).

[2] Paul C. Easton, Cowen Group: It's a Hot Job Market for E-discovery Project Management, Legal Project Management, Friday, April 16, 2010, (last visited 8/6/2010); Paul C. Easton, Cowen Group Predicts Higher Salaries for Litigation Support Project Managers in 2010, Legal Project Management, Friday, June 18, 2010, (last visited 8/6/2010).

[3] Paul C. Easton, PMI: Legal One of the Hottest Sectors for Project Management Careers, Legal Project Management, Thursday, July 29, 2010, (last visited 8/6/2010).

[4] Paul C. Easton, The Posse List Predicts E-discovery Project Management Gets Serious in 2010, Legal Project Management, Monday, December 21, 2009, (last visited 8/6/2010).


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