Florida: Growing Population, Growing Economy
Partner Brandon Faulkner was featured in Chambers Associate to discuss the legal landscape in Florida. With its status as the fourth largest US economy and third most populous state, Florida is coming to the fore as an appealing destination to practice for many lawyers. Mr. Faulkner outlines the current key industry sectors for lawyers in Florida, the practice areas that are currently thriving, how the legal market has evolved, firm competition and what he thinks the Florida legal market will look like in five years' time. He also outlines the short term and long term effects he expects COVID-19 to have on the Flordia legal marketplace.
"Florida’s population is growing at a pace faster than the majority of the US. This brings challenges and opportunities in terms of both a growing economy and evolving demographic," said. Mr. Faulkner. "Our state bridges the gap between a great quality of life and a sophisticated work experience. Florida’s growth continues to draw more interesting and innovative work to Florida firms. As a result, candidates are attracted to a meaningful legal career located in a state that is known for great weather, recreation, and culture."