Amid Tech Company Layoffs, In-House Lawyer Market Still Holding Up

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As a growing number of tech companies lay off workers in preparation for a possible recession, the extent to which legal departments have been hit isn’t yet clear. But early signs—and industry recruiters—suggest the outlook isn’t particularly dire.

On Tuesday, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase became the latest tech company to announce layoffs, citing an “economic downturn” and concerns that the company scaled up too quickly during the crypto boom.