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The recession triggered by the pandemic has come quickly and could have the tailwinds to be as severe as the 2008 Financial Crisis, although we won’t know for sure until the event is our rearview mirror. The silver lining, however, is that many industries are better poised to weather the storm, which could help stave off job loss business closers. In Los Angeles, the legal industry is a primary example. The legal industry was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis, but this time, the industry is well positioned to handle the economic dislocation ahead.

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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