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 Employers for Classes of 2011–2013

The information in the following table represents the employers for alumni in the classes of 2013, 2012, and 2011 as reported to NALP and available on our website here. The table does not reflect employers to which graduates may have moved after these initial jobs.

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List of Employers
  Class of 2013 Class of 2012 Class of 2011
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality 1 0 0
Aire Centre 0 0 1
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 3 0 3
Alaska Dept. of Law 0 0 1
Alaska Legal Services Corporation 1 0 0
Alaska Public Defender 0 0 1
Allen & Overy 3 1 2
Alliance for Children's Rights 0 1 0
Allott Immigration Law Firm 0 1 0
Alston & Bird 1 0 0
American Civil Liberties Union 2 1 2
American Immigration Council 0 1 0
American Immigration Lawyer Assoc. 0 0 1
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 0 1 0
Andersen Banducci 1 0 0
Anderson & Anderson 0 0 1
Animal Legal Defense Fund 0 0 1
Antone Casagrande and Adwers 0 1 0
Arent Fox 1 0 1

Arnold & Porter

1 0 0
Asia Practice LLP 0 1 0
Association of American Law Schools 0 0 1
Asylum Access 1 1 0
Audrey L. Gaynor and Associates 1 0 0
Ausley & McMullen 0 1 0
Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir 1 0 0
Baker & McKenzie 1 2 2
Baker Botts 1 1 0
BakerHostetler 3 1 1
Balch & Bingham 1 0 0
Bay Area Legal Aid 0 1 0
Bernabei & Wachtel 0 1 0
Berry & Moorman, P.C.

0

1 0
Bingham McCutchen LLP 1 0 1
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor Zafman 0 1 0
BMC Software 0 0 1
Bodman 0 1 0
Bonneville Power Administration 1 0 0
Bradford & Gordon 1 0 0
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings 1 0 0
Brady, Connolly & Masuda 0 1 0
Brant, Abraham, Reiter, McCormick & Johnson 1 0 0
Brennan Center for Justice 0 0 1
Bronx Defenders 0 0 1
Brooks Kushman 0 0 1
Butzel Long 1 0 0
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft 4 1 3
Cahill Gordon & Reindel 0 1 0
Calhoun County Prosecutor's Office 1 0 0
Carpenter Lipps & Leland, LLP 0 0 1
Cato Institute 0 0 1
Center for American Progress 0 0 1
Center for Biological Diversity 0 0 1
Center for Children and Youth Justice 0 1 0
Center for Collaborative Change 0 1 0
Center for Democracy and Technology 0 1 0
Center for Economic Progress 0 1 0
Center for Responsible Lending 0 0 1
Chadbourne & Parke 0 0 1
Chapman and Cutler 1 2 3
Charles Law Group 0 0 1
CHF, International 0 0 1
Chicago Transit Authority 0 1 0
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services 1 0 0
Children's Law Center 2 3 0
China Banking Regulatory Commission 0 0 1
Citigroup, Legal and Compliance 0 0 1
City of Chicago Department of Law 0 0 1
City of Buffalo Law Department 0 1 0
Clark Hill PLC 0 0 1
Clayton County Sheriff's Office 0 1 0
Clean Air Council 0 0 1
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP 2 1 1
Clifford Chance 0 1 0
Coane & Associates 0 1 0
Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. 0 1 1
Coleman Yovanovich & Koester 0 0 1
Colorado Public Defender 0 0 1
Community Legal Aid 0 1 1
Community and Economic Development Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 0 1 0
Computing Source 1 0 0
Contra Costa County Public Defender 0 1 0
Cook County Public Defender 1 0 0
Cooley LLP 2 2 1
Covington & Burling 0 1 0
Crag Law Ctr. 0 0 1
Cravath, Swaine & Moore 1 1 3
Creative Rights 1 0 2
Credit Suisse OCG 0 0 1
Crowell & Moring 0 2 2
Davis Polk & Wardwell 5 4 2
Day Shell & Liljenquist 0 0 1
Debevoise & Plimpton 2 3 0
Dechert 2 0 1
Desmarais 1 0 0
Detroit Center for Family Advocacy 0 0 2
Diaz Reus 1 0 0
Dickinson Wright 0 1 2
DLA Piper 6 2 2
Dorsey & Whitney 1 0 1
Drinker Biddle & Reath 1 2 0
Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue 0 0 1
Dykema 2 1 2
Edwards Wildman Palmer 1 0 1
Environmental Law & Policy Center 1 0 1
Escambia County Public Defender 0 0 1
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 1 0 0
Essmyer & Daniel 0 0 1
Faegre Baker Daniels 2 1 0
Federal Communications Commission 0 0 1
Federal Public Defender 0 0 1
Federal Reserve Bank of New York 0 0 1
Federal Reserve Board 1 0 1
Feldman Orlansky & Sanders 0 0 1
Fenton Nelson, LLP 0 0 1
Fenwick & West, LLP 0 1 0
Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice and Research 0 0 1
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority 0 1 0
Fink and Associates 1 0 0
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 0 1 2
Fish & Richardson 1 2 1
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 0 1 0
Florence Project 0 1 0
Florida Department of Children and Families 0 1 0
Foley & Lardner 1 3 1
Fort Myers Public Defender 0 0 1
Forward Slope Corporation 0 1 0
Fowler White Boggs 0 0 1
Frederic Dorwart Lawyers 0 0 1
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. 0 1 1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 1 0 0
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson 0 2 0
Frost Brown Todd 0 1 1
Garson Claxton, LLC 0 0 1
Gary S. Logsdon & Associates 1 0 0
General Electric Co. 0 0 1
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher 3 5 2
Gifford Krass Sprinkle 1 0 0
Gilbert & Sackman 1 0 0
Goldberg Kohn 1 0 0
Goodwin Procter 3 0 0
Graham & Dunn 1 0 0
Grand Traverse County Prosecuting Attorney 1 0 0
Gray Plant Mooty 1 0 0
Greenberg Traurig 0 2 1
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian 1 2 1
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP 0 1 0
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman 1 1 1
Harry A. Dusenberry Law Offices 0 0 1
Herbert Smith 1 1 0
Herskovits 0 1 0
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker 0 0 1
Hogan Lovells 1 1 2
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health 0 0 1
Holguin, Garfield, Martinez & Quiñonez 0 0 1
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn 4 4 2
Hourigan, Kluger, and Quinn 1 0 0
Hudson Legal Group 1 0 0
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP 2 2 0
Human Rights Watch 1 0 0
Human Trafficking Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 0 1 2
IBM 0 3 1
Ice Miller 0 1 0
Institute for Justice 0 0 1
International Fund for Animal Welfare 1 0 0
International Organization for Migration 0 0 1
Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project 1 0 0
Irell & Manella 0 1 0
Ivins, Phillips & Barker 0 0 1
Jackson Lewis 1 0 0
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss 0 1 1
Janet Jenner & Suggs 1 0 0
Jenner & Block 3 3 2
Jonathan W. Johnson, LLC 0 1 0
Jones Day 6 3 3
K&L Gates 1 3 5
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman 1 3 3
Katten Muchin Rosenman 3 2 0
Kaye Scholer 1 0 0
Keesal, Young & Logan 0 1 0
Kerr, Russell and Weber 1 0 0
King & Spalding 2 0 0
Kirkland & Ellis 12 6 2
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear 2 0 1
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel 0 1 1
Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender 0 1 0
Latham & Watkins 4 5 3
Law Offices of Barry Silver, P.C. 0 0 1
Law Offices of Curtis Trinko 0 0 1
Law Offices of Deborah Gordon 0 0 1
Law Offices of Steven Seidman 0 1 0
Law Offices of Gordin & Weaver 0 0 1
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 1 0 0
Lee W. Barron 1 0 0
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 0 1 1
Legal Aid Society 0 1 0
Legal Aid Society of New York 2 1 0
Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake 1 0 0
Legal Services of Eastern Michigan 0 1 0
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 0 0 1
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley 0 1 0
Legal Services of South Central Michigan 1 0 0
Legghio & Israel 1 0 0
Lennon Miller O'Connor & Bartosiewicz 1 0 0
Liberian Ministry of Justice 1 0 0
Linklaters 0 2 0
Liston & Tsantilis 1 0 0
Littler Mendelson 1 0 0
Los Angeles City Attorney's Office 1 0 0
Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller 0 0 1
Makower Abbate PLLC 0 0 1
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun 0 0 1
Maryland Office of the Public Defender 0 1 0
Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand LLP 0 0 1
Massachusetts Committee for Public Service Counsel 0 0 1
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance 0 1 0
Massachusetts Legal Assistance for Self-Sufficiency Program 1 0 0
Mayer Brown 5 2 4
McAlpine and Associates 1 0 0
McDermott Will & Emery 0 1 1
McGuireWoods 0 1 0
McKenna Long & Aldridge 0 0 1
McNees, Wallace & Nurick 1 0 0
Mecklenburg County Public Defender 1 1 0
MedCode, OGC 0 0 1
Menaker & Herrmann 0 0 1
Mental Health Advocacy Services 0 1 0
Meriwether & Tharp 1 0 0
Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal 1 0 0
Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office 0 1 0
Michael, Best, & Friedrich 0 0 1
Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness 0 1 0
Michigan Economic Development Corporation 0 1 0
Michigan Immigrant Rights Center 1 0 0
Michigan Nurses Association 1 0 0
Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office 1 0 0
Midwest Innocence Project 0 0 1
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy 3 2 2
Miller Canfield 3 2 2
Miller Nash 0 1 1
Modrall Sperling 0 0 1
Montana Public Service Commission, Legal Division 1 0 0
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 3 1 0
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell 1 0 0
Morrison & Foerster 4 0 2
Moses & Singer 0 1 0
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass 1 0 0
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 0 1 0
Murtha Cullina 1 0 0
Myron M. Cherry & Associates 1 0 0
Nacht and Associates 0 0 1
Nassau County Legal Aid 0 0 1
National Advocates for Pregnant Women 1 0 0
National Association of Consumer Advocates 0 0 1
National Disability Institute 0 1 0
National Governors Association 0 0 1
National Labor Relations Board 1 0 0
National Registry of Exonerations 0 0 1
National Women's Law Center 0 0 1
Neal Gerber & Eisenberg 1 2 0
Neighborhood Defender Services of Harlem 0 1 0
New Jersey Democratic Assembly 0 1 0
New Jersey Office of the Public Defender 1 1 0
New Mexico Legal Aid 0 1 0
New York City Department of Social Services/Human Resources/Office of Legal Affairs 0 0 1
New York City Law Department 1 1 1
New York State Office of Mental Health 1 0 0
Nexus Institute 0 0 1
Nixon Peabody 1 3 1
NYU Information Law Institute 0 0 1
O'Donnell Schwartz & Anderson 0 0 1
Olson Bzdok & Howard 0 1 0
O'Melveny & Myers 3 3 4
OneJustice 1 0 0
One Network Enterprises 0 0 1
Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, L.L.P. 1 0 0
Orlando Public Defender 0 0 1
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe 2 2 0
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt 0 1 0
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti 1 0 0
Palm Beach Public Defender's Office 0 1 0
Parker Waichman 0 0 1
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler 0 1 1
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker 1 1 1
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison 4 4 5
Peking University School of Transnational Law 0 0 1
Pepper Hamilton 1 0 0
Perkins Coie 0 0 1
Pew Center on Global Climate Change 0 0 1
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 4 3 2
Pima County Public Defender 0 1 0
Polsinelli 1 0 0
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 0 1 0
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur 0 1 0
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC 1 1 0
Prairie State Legal Services 0 1 0
Proskauer 1 0 1
Public Counsel Law Center 0 0 1
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia 0 1 0
Public International Law & Policy Group 0 0 1
Quarles & Brady 1 0 0
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan 3 3 2
Quintairos Prieto Wood & Boyer 1 0 0
Rhine Ernest 0 1 0
Rhoades McKee PC 0 1 0
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd 1 0 0
Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi 0 0 1
Ropes & Gray 2 3 0
Rosenbaum & Silvert, P.C. 0 0 1
Safe & Sound 0 0 1
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe 0 1 0
Salans Law Firm 1 0 0
Sanders Warren & Russell 0 1 0
Sanford Heisler 1 0 0
Schiff Hardin 3 1 0
Schulte Roth & Zabel 1 0 0
Schwartz Law Firm 0 1 1
Seward & Kissel 0 0 1
Shearman & Sterling 2 0 0
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton 0 1 1
Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP 0 1 0
Shute Mihaly & Weinberger 0 1 0
Shutts & Bowen 0 1 0
Siciliano Mychalowych & Van Dusen 0 0 1
Sidley Austin 10 6 2
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 4 3 2
Single Stop USA 0 0 1
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom 3 3 0
Snell & Wilmer 0

1

0
Snohomish County Legal Services 0 1 0
SNR Denton 0 0 1
Southern Environmental Law Center 0 1 0
State Appellate Defender Office State of Michigan 0 2 0
Steptoe & Johnson 0 1 1
Stevenson Keppelman Associates 0 0 1
Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice 0 1 0
Sullivan & Cromwell 0 0 1
Sutherland 1 1 0
Sutin, Thayer & Browne 1 0 0
Taft Stettinius & Hollister 0 1 0
Taylor Mortgage Lawyers 0 0 1
Teach for America 0 1 0
Thompson Coburn 1 0 0
Thompson Wigdor 1 0 0
Thompson & Horton 0 1 0
Tonkon Torp 1 0 0
Ukrainian American Bar Association 0 0 1
Ulmer & Berne LLP 0 1

0

United Nations High Commission on Refugees 0 0 1
University of California Berkeley Law Library 0 0 1
University of Michigan Law School Law Library 0 0 1
University of Michigan Library, Copyright Office 1 0 0
University of Michigan Office of the General Counsel 1 1 1
University of Wisconsin 0 1 0
U.S. Air Force JAG 1 0 2
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 0 0 1
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief Counsel Civilian 0 0 1
U.S. Army JAG Corps 0 1 3
U.S. Army Reserves 0 1 0
U.S. Department of Commerce 0 0 1
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2 0 0
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 0 1
U.S. Department of Justice 2 4 2
U.S. Department of Labor 0 0 2
U.S. Department of State 0 2 0
U.S. Department of Transportation 0 0 1
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 0 0 1
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 0 1 0
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 0 0 1
U.S. House of Representatives Office of Legislative Counsel 0 0 1
U.S. Internal Revenue Service 0 1 1
U.S. Navy JAG 1 2 1
U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 0 1 0
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 0 1 0
U.S. Senate 0 1 0
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions 0 0 1
U.S. Social Security Administration 0 2 0
Van Ness Feldman 1 0 0
Venable 2 0 0
Vinson & Elkins LLP 2 2 1
von Briesen & Roper 1 1 0
Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease 0 0 1
Warner Norcross & Judd 0 2 3
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 2 5 2
WeiserMazars LLP 0 0 1
Weiss & Arons LLP 0 0 1
Weissman & Dervishi 1 0 0
Westin Firm 0 1 0
White & Case 1 1 2
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek 1 1 0
WilmerHale LLP 2 1 1
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 5 1 1
Winston & Strawn 1 3 2
Zoll, Kranz and Borgess 0 2 0
       
Continuing education 4 6 2
Contract 1 6 4
Court: State Intermediate Appellate or Trial 15 7 11
Court: State Supreme 7 6 6
Court: U.S. Bankruptcy 1 2 2
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals 15 10 17
Court: U.S. District 14 22 18
Court: Other Federal 1 0 2
Court: International (European Court of Justice) 0 1 0
District attorneys/state attorneys general 5 2 5
Investment banking, finance, and other corporate 6* 6* 7*
Legal employment (details not provided by student) 3 13 13
Management consulting 2* 4* 7*
Non-legal employment 8* 3* 12*
Not looking 5 7 4
Unemployed 29 16 13
Unknown 2 4 1
Number of employed students who opted out of this list 0 0 0
Graduating class size 399 388 379

 

*Non-legal employment Actor; California State Assembly Fellowship Program; chief writer at Univision; e-commerce consulting; editor; entrepreneur; dentist's office; independent contractor; J2 Academy; National Foreign Language Center, University of Maryland; non-law university faculty position (2); pharmacy; Rep. Rashida Tlaib; restaurant; retail; self-employed (startup); sheep farmer; startup; Thomson Reuters; University of Michigan, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching; University of Michigan Law School, Admissions; Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies

*Investment banking, finance, and other corporate Bacterial Robotics; Detroit Venture Partners; Ernst & Young; Fidelity National Title Group; Greenhill & Co.; Invest Detroit; J.P. Morgan & Company, Inc.; Majestic Capital Management, LLC; Mayfield Gentry Real Estate Advisors; MSCI, Inc.; Nexis Capital; Racebook Capital; William Morris Endeavor; Barracuda Networks; Facebook; Northrop Grumman Information Systems; Total Solutions Incorporated; Versaille Capital; Xi'An Maike Metals International Group

*Management consulting AlixPartners; Avocet Polymer Technologies, Inc.; Boston Consulting Group; Global Outlook Consulting; IBM Global Services; KPMG; McKinsey & Company; Plante Moran; Price Waterhouse Coopers; Rust Consulting, Inc.

 

 
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