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 Employers for Classes of 2012–2014

The information in the following table represents the employers for alumni in the classes of 2014, 2013, and 2012 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 2014 Class of 2013 Class of 2012
Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago 1 0 0
Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland & Green 1 0 0
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality 0 1 0
AIDS Law Project 1 0 0
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 2 3 0
Alaska Dept. of Law 0 0 0
Alaska Legal Services Corporation 0 1 0
Alaska Public Defender 0 0 0
Allen & Overy 2 3 1
Alliance for Children's Rights 0 0 1
Allott Immigration Law Firm 0 0 1
Alston & Bird 1 1 0
American Civil Liberties Union 0 2 1
American Federation of Teachers 1 0 0
American Immigration Council 0 0 1
American Immigration Lawyer Assoc. 0 0 0
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 0 0 1
Andersen Banducci 0 1 0
Anderson & Anderson 0 0 0
Animal Legal Defense Fund 0 0 0
Antone Casagrande and Adwers 0 0 1
Arent Fox 0 1 0

Arnold & Porter

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

0

0 1
Best, Best & Krieger 1 0 0
Better Markets 1 0 0
Bingham McCutchen LLP 0 1 0
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor Zafman 0 0 1
BMC Software 0 0 0
Bodman 1 0 1
Bonneville Power Administration 0 1 0
Bradford & Gordon 0 1 0
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings 0 1 0
Brady, Connolly & Masuda 0 0 1
Brant, Abraham, Reiter, McCormick & Johnson 0 1 0
Brennan Center for Justice 0 0 0
Brinks Gilson & Lione 1 0 0
Bronx Defenders 0 0 0
Brooks Kushman 0 0 0
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest 1 0 0
Butzel Long 0 1 0
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft 0 4 1
Cahill Gordon & Reindel 2 0 1
Calhoun County Prosecutor's Office 0 1 0
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition 1 0 0
Carpenter Lipps & Leland, LLP 0 0 0
Cato Institute 0 0 0
Center for American Progress 0 0 0
Center for Appellate Litigation 1 0 0
Center for Biological Diversity 0 0 0
Center for Children and Youth Justice 0 0 1
Center for Collaborative Change 0 0 1
Center for Democracy and Technology 0 0 1
Center for Economic Progress 0 0 1
Center for Responsible Lending 0 0 0
Chadbourne & Parke 0 0 0
Chapman and Cutler 2 1 2
Charles Law Group 0 0 0
CHF, International 0 0 0
Chicago Transit Authority 0 0 1
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services 0 1 0
Children's Law Center 0 2 3
China Banking Regulatory Commission 0 0 0
Citigroup, Legal and Compliance 0 0 0
City of Chicago Department of Law 2 0 0
City of Buffalo Law Department 0 0 1
Clark Hill PLC 0 0 0
Clayton County Sheriff's Office 0 0 1
Clean Air Council 0 0 0
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP 2 2 1
Clifford Chance 1 0 1
Coane & Associates 0 0 1
Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. 0 0 1
Coleman Yovanovich & Koester 0 0 0
Colorado State Public Defender 1 0 0
Community and Economic Development Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 0 0 1
Community Legal Aid 0 0 1
Community Legal Practice Center 1 0 0
Computing Source 0 1 0
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2 0 0
Contra Costa County Public Defender 0 0 1
Cook County Public Defender 0 1 0
Cook County Treasurer's Office 1 0 0
Cooley LLP 3 2 2
Cooney & Conway 1 0 0
Covington & Burling 0 0 1
Crag Law Ctr. 0 0 0
Cravath, Swaine & Moore 1 1 1
Creative Rights 0 1 0
Credit Suisse OCG 0 0 0
Crowell & Moring 1 0 2
Davis Polk & Wardwell 4 5 4
Day Pitney 1 0 0
Day Shell & Liljenquist 0 0 0
Debevoise & Plimpton 5 2 3
Dechert 0 2 0
Desmarais 0 1 0
Detroit Center for Family Advocacy 1 0 0
Diaz Reus 0 1 0
Dickinson Wright 1 0 1
D.C. Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission 1 0 0
Diocese of Grand Rapids, Immigration Legal Services 1 0 0
DLA Piper 1 6 2
Dorsey & Whitney 0 1 0
Drinker Biddle & Reath 1 1 2
Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue 0 0 0
Dykema 1 2 1
Earthjustice 1 0 0
Edwards Wildman Palmer 0 1 0
Environmental Law & Policy Center 0 1 0
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 0 0
Equip for Equality 1 0 1
Escambia County Public Defender 0 0 0
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 0 1 0
Essmyer & Daniel 0 0 0
Faegre Baker Daniels 0 2 1
Federal Communications Commission 1 0 0
Federal Defender Program, Inc. 1 0 0
Federal Public Defender 0 0 0
Federal Public Defender's Office for the Western District of New York 1 0 0
Federal Reserve Bank of New York 0 0 0
Federal Reserve Board 1 1 0
Feldman Orlansky & Sanders 0 0 0
Fenton Nelson, LLP 0 0 0
Fenwick & West, LLP 0 0 1
Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice and Research 0 0 0
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority 1 0 1
Fink and Associates 0 1 0
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 0 0 1
Fish & Richardson 0 1 2
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 0 0 1
Florence Project 0 0 1
Florida Department of Children and Families 0 0 1
Foley & Lardner 7 1 3
Foley Hoag 1 0 0
Fort Myers Public Defender 0 0 0
Forward Slope Corporation 0 0 1
Fowler White Boggs 0 0 0
Fox, Horan & Camerini 1 0 0
Frederic Dorwart Lawyers 0 0 0
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. 1 0 1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 1 1 0
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson 0 0 2
Frost Brown Todd 0 0 1
Garson Claxton, LLC 0 0 0
Gary S. Logsdon & Associates 0 1 0
General Electric Co. 0 0 0
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher 7 3 5
Gifford Krass Sprinkle 0 1 0
Gilbert & Sackman 0 1 0
Goldberg Kohn 2 1 0
Goodwin Procter 1 3 0
Graham & Dunn 0 1 0
Grand Traverse County Prosecuting Attorney 0 1 0
Gray Plant Mooty 0 1 0
Great Lakes Environmental Law Center 1 0 0
Greenberg Traurig 1 0 2
Gressley, Kaplin & Parker 1 0 0
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian 0 1 2
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP 0 0 1
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman 0 1 1
Harris Preston & Chambers 1 0 0
Harry A. Dusenberry Law Offices 0 0 0
Haynes & Boone 1 0 0
Herbert Smith 0 1 1
Herskovits 0 0 1
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker 0 0 0
Hogan Lovells 2 1 1
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health 0 0 0
Holguin, Garfield, Martinez & Quiñonez 0 0 0
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn 1 4 4
Hourigan, Kluger, and Quinn 0 1 0
Hudson Legal Group 0 1 0
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP 2 2 2
Human Rights Watch 0 1 0
Human Trafficking Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 0 0 1
IBM 0 0 3
Ice Miller 0 0 1
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation 1 0 0
Indiana Legal Services 1 0 0
Institute for Justice 1 0 0
International Fund for Animal Welfare 0 1 0
International Organization for Migration 0 0 0
Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project 0 1 0
Irell & Manella 0 0 1
Ivins, Phillips & Barker 0 0 0
Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney 1 0 0
Jackson Lewis 0 1 0
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss 1 0 1
Janet Jenner & Suggs 0 1 0
Jefferson County Attorney's Office 1 0 0
Jenner & Block 3 3 3
Jonathan W. Johnson, LLC 0 0 1
Jones Day 4 6 3
K&L Gates 2 1 3
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman 1 1 3
Katten Muchin Rosenman 0 3 2
Kaye Scholer 0 1 0
Keesal, Young & Logan 0 0 1
Kemp Klein 1 0 0
Kerr, Russell and Weber 0 1 0
Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy 1 0 0
KidsVoice 1 0 0
King & Spalding 0 2 0
Kirkland & Ellis 3 12 6
Kitebridge 1 0 0
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear 0 2 0
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel 0 0 1
LAF 2 0 0
Lakeshore Legal Aid 1 0 0
Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender 0 0 1
Lao Law & Consultancy Group 1 0 0
Latham & Watkins 4 4 5
Law Offices of Barry Silver, P.C. 0 0 0
Law Offices of Curtis Trinko 0 0 0
Law Offices of Deborah Gordon 0 0 0
Law Offices of Steven Seidman 0 0 1
Law Offices of Gordin & Weaver 0 0 0
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 0 1 0
Lee W. Barron 0 1 0
Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. 1 0 0
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 1 0 1
Legal Aid Society 0 0 1
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia 2 0 0
Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services 1 0 0
Legal Aid Society of Nassau County 1 0 0
Legal Aid Society of New York 1 2 1
Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake 0 1 0
Legal Services of Eastern Michigan 0 0 1
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 0 0 0
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley 0 0 1
Legal Services of South Central Michigan 2 1 0
Legghio & Israel 0 1 0
Lennon Miller O'Connor & Bartosiewicz 2 1 0
Liberian Ministry of Justice 0 1 0
Linklaters 1 0 2
Liston & Tsantilis 0 1 0
Littler Mendelson 1 1 0
Lowenstein Sandler 1 0 0
Los Angeles City Attorney's Office 0 1 0
Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller 1 0 0
Makower Abbate PLLC 0 0 0
Mall Malisow & Cooney 1 0 0
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun 0 0 0
Maryland Office of the Public Defender 1 0 1
Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand LLP 0 0 0
Massachusetts Committee for Public Service Counsel 0 0 0
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance 0 0 1
Massachusetts Legal Assistance for Self-Sufficiency Program 0 1 0
Mayer Brown 8 5 2
McAlpine and Associates 0 1 0
McDermott Will & Emery 1 0 1
McGuireWoods 0 0 1
McKenna Long & Aldridge 0 0 0
McKnight McClow Canzano Smith & Radtke 1 0 0
McNees, Wallace & Nurick 0 1 0
Mecklenburg County Public Defender 0 1 1
MedCode, OGC 0 0 0
Menaker & Herrmann 0 0 0
Mental Health Advocacy Services 0 0 1
Meriwether & Tharp 0 1 0
Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal 0 1 0
MFY Legal Services 1 0 0
Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office 1 0 1
Michael, Best, & Friedrich 0 0 0
Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness 0 0 1
Michigan Economic Development Corporation 0 0 1
Michigan Immigrant Rights Center 0 1 0
Michigan Nurses Association 0 1 0
Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office 0 1 0
Midwest Innocence Project 0 0 0
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy 5 3 2
Miller Canfield 0 3 2
Miller Nash 0 0 1
Modrall Sperling 0 0 0
Montana Public Service Commission, Legal Division 0 1 0
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 5 3 1
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell 1 1 0
Morrison & Foerster 3 4 0
Moses & Singer 0 0 1
Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan 1 0 0
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass 0 1 0
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 0 0 1
Murtha Cullina 0 1 0
Myron M. Cherry & Associates 0 1 0
Nacht, Roumel, Salvatore, Blanchard, & Walker 1 0 0
Nassau County Legal Aid 0 0 0
National Advocates for Pregnant Women 0 1 0
National Association of Consumer Advocates 0 0 0
National Disability Institute 0 0 1
National Governors Association 0 0 0
National Labor Relations Board 0 1 0
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health 1 0 0
National Registry of Exonerations 0 0 0
National Veterans Legal Services Program 1 0 0
National Women's Law Center 0 0 0
Native Amicus Briefing Project 1 0 0
Neal Gerber & Eisenberg 0 1 2
Nebraska Legal Aid 1 0 0
Neighborhood Defender Services of Harlem 0 0 1
New Jersey Democratic Assembly 0 0 1
New Jersey Office of the Public Defender 0 1 1
New Mexico Legal Aid 0 0 1
New York City Department of Social Services/Human Resources/Office of Legal Affairs 0 0 0
New York City Law Department 0 1 1
New York State Office of Mental Health 0 1 0
Nexus Institute 0 0 0
Nixon Peabody 1 1 3
Njord Law Firm 1 0 0
Norton Rose Fulbright 1 0 0
NYU Information Law Institute 0 0 0
O'Donnell Schwartz & Anderson 0 0 0
Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel 1 0 0
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart 2 0 0
Olson Bzdok & Howard 0 0 1
O'Melveny & Myers 2 3 3
OneJustice 0 1 0
One Network Enterprises 0 0 0
Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, L.L.P. 0 1 0
Orlando Public Defender 0 0 0
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe 0 2 2
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt 0 0 1
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti 0 1 0
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 0 0
Palm Beach Public Defender's Office 0 0 1
Parker Waichman 0 0 0
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler 0 0 1
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker 1 1 1
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison 2 4 4
Peking University School of Transnational Law 0 0 0
Pepper Hamilton 0 1 0
Perkins Coie 3 0 0
Pew Center on Global Climate Change 0 0 0
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 1 4 3
Pima County Public Defender 0 0 1
Polsinelli 0 1 0
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 0 0 1
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur 0 0 1
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC 0 1 1
Prairie State Legal Services 0 0 1
Proskauer 0 1 0
Public Counsel Law Center 0 0 0
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia 0 0 1
Public International Law & Policy Group 0 0 0
Pullman & Comley 1 0 0
Quarles & Brady 0 1 0
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan 0 3 3
Quintairos Prieto Wood & Boyer 0 1 0
Ray, Quinney & Nebeker 1 0 0
Reed Smith 2 0 0
Reminger 1 0 0
Rhine Ernest 0 0 1
Rhoades McKee PC 0 0 1
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd 0 1 0
Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi 0 0 0
Ropes & Gray 2 2 3
Rosenbaum & Silvert, P.C. 0 0 0
Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck 1 0 0
Safe & Sound 0 0 0
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe 0 0 1
Salans Law Firm 0 1 0
Sanders Warren & Russell 0 0 1
Sanford Heisler 0 1 0
Schiff Hardin 1 3 1
Schuckitt & Associates 1 0 0
Schulte Roth & Zabel 3 1 0
Schwartz Law Firm 1 0 1
Sedgwick 1 0 0
Seward & Kissel 0 0 0
Shearman & Sterling 0 2 0
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton 0 0 1
Shoobx, Inc. 1 0 0
Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP 0 0 1
Shute Mihaly & Weinberger 0 0 1
Shutts & Bowen 0 0 1
Siciliano Mychalowych & Van Dusen 0 0 0
Sidley Austin 7 10 6
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 1 4 3
Single Stop USA 0 0 0
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom 5 3 3
SmithAmundsen 1 0 0
Snell & Wilmer 0 0

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Snohomish County Legal Services 0 0 1
SNR Denton 0 0 0
Southern Environmental Law Center 0 0 1
State Appellate Defender Office State of Michigan 0 0 2
State of Indiana 1 0 0
Steptoe & Johnson 1 0 1
Stevenson Keppelman Associates 0 0 0
Stoel Rives 1 0 0
Stone & Magnanini 1 0 0
Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice 0 0 1
Sullivan & Cromwell 3 0 0
Sutherland 0 1 1
Sutin, Thayer & Browne 0 1 0
Taft Stettinius & Hollister 0 0 1
Taylor Mortgage Lawyers 0 0 0
Teach for America 0 0 1
Terris Pravlik & Millian 1 0 0
The Patterson Law Firm 1 0 0
The Portfolio Group, Inc. 1 0 0
Thompson Coburn 0 1 0
Thompson Wigdor 0 1 0
Thompson & Horton 0 0 1
Tonkon Torp 0 1 0
Tucker Ellis 1 0 0
Ukrainian American Bar Association 0 0 0
Ulmer & Berne LLP 0 0 1
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 2 0 0
University of California Berkeley Law Library 0 0 0
University of Michigan Law School Law Library 0 0 0
University of Michigan Library, Copyright Office 0 1 0
University of Michigan Office of the General Counsel 0 1 1
University of North Carolina 1 0 0
University of Wisconsin 0 0 1
U.S. Air Force JAG 0 1 0
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 0 0 0
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief Counsel Civilian 0 0 0
U.S. Army JAG 1 0 1
U.S. Army Reserves 0 0 1
U.S. Customs and Border Protection 1 0 0
U.S. Department of Commerce 0 0 0
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 1 0 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1 2 0
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 0 1 0
U.S. Department of Justice 2 2 4
U.S. Department of Labor 0 0 0
U.S. Department of State 0 0 2
U.S. Department of Transportation 1 0 0
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 0 0 0
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 0 0 1
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 0 0 0
U.S. House of Representatives 1 0 0
U.S. House of Representatives Office of Legislative Counsel 0 0 0
U.S. Internal Revenue Service 0 0 1
U.S. Navy JAG 2 1 2
U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 0 0 1
U.S. Secret Service 1 0 0
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 0 0 1
U.S. Senate 0 0 1
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions 0 0 0
U.S. Small Business Administration 1 0 0
U.S. Social Security Administration 1 0 2
Van Ness Feldman 0 1 0
Varnum 1 0 0
Venable 0 2 0
Vinson & Elkins LLP 0 2 2
von Briesen & Roper 0 1 1
Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease 0 0 0
Warner Norcross & Judd 2 0 2
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 6 2 5
WeiserMazars LLP 0 0 0
Weiss & Arons LLP 0 0 0
Weissman & Dervishi 0 1 0
Westin Firm 0 0 1
White & Case 1 1 1
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek 0 1 1
Wildes & Weinberg 1 0 0
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 3 0 0
WilmerHale LLP 2 2 1
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 1 5 1
Winston & Strawn 2 1 3
Young America's Foundation 1 0 0
Zoll, Kranz and Borgess 0 0 2
       
Continuing education 6 4 6
Contract 0 1 6
Court: State Intermediate Appellate or Trial 17 15 7
Court: State Supreme 12 7 6
Court: U.S. Bankruptcy 1 1 2
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals 16 15 10
Court: U.S. District 27 14 22
Court: Other Federal 1 1 0
Court: International (European Court of Justice/International Court of Justice) 1 0 1
District attorneys/state attorneys general 7 5 2
Investment banking, finance, and other corporate 10 6* 6*
Legal employment (details not provided by student) 0 3 13
Management consulting 4* 2* 4*
Non-legal employment 2* 8* 3*
Not looking 3 5 7
Unemployed 6 29 16
Unemployed, start date deferred 1 0 0
Unknown 0 2 4
Number of employed students who opted out of this list 1 0 0
Graduating class size 390 399 388

 

*Non-legal employment California State Assembly Fellowship Program;  editor; J2 Academy; National Foreign Language Center, University of Maryland; Rep. Rashida Tlaib; retail; self-employed (startup); self-employed (Tutor); University of Michigan, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching; University of Michigan, U-Move Fitness/M-Healthy; University of Michigan Law School, Admissions; Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies

*Investment banking, finance, and other corporate Bacterial Robotics; Company, Inc.; Detroit Venture Partners; Ernst & Young; Facebook; Fidelity National Title Group; Focus Opportunity Fund; Ford Motor Company; Harris Williams & Co.; Heath Care Services Corporation; Invest Detroit; J.P. Morgan & Barracuda Networks; Liftfund Inc.; Northrop Grumman Information Systems; Rubicon Strategy Group; Sentry Financial Corporation; Total Solutions Incorporated; Versaille Capital; Xi'An Maike Metals International Group

*Management consulting Avocet Polymer Technologies, Inc.; Deloitte; Fontheim International; Global Outlook Consulting; Deloitte; Fontheim International; KPMG; Plante Moran; Rust Consulting, Inc.; The Boston Consulting Group

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