Many Small Firms Doing OK in the Downturn

The New York Lawyer profiles some small firm practitioners who are thriving despite the current state of the economy.  The article suggests at least a couple of reasons for this:  first, they are leaner and may be able to provide better value to clients who have become even more cost sensitive.  Second, many have niche practices which are less subject to ebbs and flows in the market.  You can read the article here.