In a hiring climate where law firm hiring is still conservative, lawyers still have many others ways to leverage that law degree in a well-paying career. Compliance continues to be a hot area for lawyers, and boards have predicted a “significant increase” in compliance spending this year as they face increased regulatory initiatives, changing national and global regulatory landscapes, and large penalties for noncompliance.

Take a look at Thomson Reuters Risk Management group’s infographic to see all the ways in which lawyers can make a difference.