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Why exactly is the lateral market so hot? More deals going on? People leaving big law completely? More people taking parental leave? A mix of these things?

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Tons of deals. People are moving their money around and attorneys have the joy of handling it. To me it’s a sign the economy is about to collapse because these companies are being overvalued, but I seem to be alone in that sentiment.

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@Associate1: These BK predictions are new to me. Very good to know since that initial huge wave didn’t hit like we thought.

Also during WFH the pandemic people realized it’s not worth it and fled in house so there’s a huge lack of mid levels

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This makes the most sense.

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