Law-firm Loans Show Cracks

In the race to open offices throughout the globe and lure rainmakers to their ranks, some law firms took on debt they expected to have no trouble paying—a once-safe bet that is now backfiring for some. An industry that has historically been perceived as a low credit risk, attractive to banks, is starting to see cracks in that facade.

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