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 Employers for Classes of 2010–2012

The information in the following table represents the first post-graduation employers for alumni in the classes of 2012, 2011, 2010. 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 2012 Class of 2011 Class of 2010
Advocate & Lichtenstein 0 0 1
Aire Centre 0 1 0
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 0 3 2
Alaska Dept. of Law 0 1 0
Alaska Public Defender 0 1 0
Allen & Overy 1 2 1
Alliance for Children's Rights 1 0 0
Allott Immigration Law Firm 1 0 0
Alston & Bird 0 0 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1 2 0
American Gateways 0 0 1
American Immigration Council 1 0 0
American Immigration Lawyer Assoc. 0 1 0
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 1 0 0
Anderson & Anderson 0 1 0
Animal Legal Defense Fund 0 1 0
Ann Arbor City Attorney's Office 0 0 2
Antone Casagrande and Adwers 1 0 1
Apple 0 0 1
Arent Fox 0 1 0
Asia Practice LLP 1 0 0
Association of American Law Schools 0 1 0
Asylum Access 1 0 1
Ausley & McMullen 1 0 0
Awethu Project 0 0 1
Baker & Hostetler 1 1 0
Baker & McKenzie 2 2 0
Baker Botts 1 0 2
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg 0 0 1
Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law 0 0 1
Bay Area Legal Aid 1 0 0
Bernabei & Wachtel 1 0 0
Berry & Moorman, P.C. 1 0 0
Best, Best & Krieger 0 0 1
Bingham McCutchen LLP 0 1 0
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor Zafman 1 0 0
BMC Software 0 1 0
Bodman 1 0 0
Bracewell & Giuliani 0 0 1
Brady, Connolly & Masuda 1 0 0
Bread for the City 0 0 1
Brennan Center for Justice 0 1 0
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione 0 0 1
British Red Cross 0 0 1
Bronx Defenders 0 1 0
Brooks Kushman 0 1 2
Bryan Cave 0 0 1
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft 1 3 0
Cahill Gordon & Reindel 1 0 0
Carpenter Lipps & Leland, LLP 0 1 0
Cato Institute 0 1 0
Center for American Progress 0 1 0
Center for Biological Diversity 0 1 0
Center for Children and Youth Justice 1 0 0
Center for Collaborative Change 1 0 0
Center for Democracy and Technology 1 0 0
Center for Economic Progress 1 0 0
Center for Law and Environmental Policy 0 0 1
Center for Responsible Lending 0 1 0
Chadbourne & Parke 0 1 0
Chapman and Cutler 2 3 0
Charles Law Group 0 1 0
CHF, International 0 1 0
Chicago Legal Services 0 0 1
Chicago Transit Authority 1 0 0
Children's Law Center 3 0 0
Children's Rights 0 0 1
China Banking Regulatory Commission 0 1 0
China International Capital Corporation 0 0 1
Cincinnati City Solicitor 0 0 1
Citigroup, Legal and Compliance 0 1 1
City of Chicago Department of Law 0 1 0
City of Buffalo Law Department 1 0 0
City of New York 0 0 1
Clark Hill PLC 0 1 0
Clayton County Sheriff's Office 1 0 0
Clean Air Council 0 1 0
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP 1 1 0
Clifford Chance 1 0 0
Coane & Associates 1 0 0
Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. 1 1 0
Coleman Yovanovich & Koester 0 1 0
Colorado Public Defender 0 1 0
Community Legal Aid 1 1 0
Community and Economic Development Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 1 0 0
Connecticut Legal Services 0 0 1
Contra Costa County Public Defender 1 0 0
Cook County Board of Review 0 0 1
Cooley LLP 2 1 0
Covington & Burling 1 0 4
Crag Law Ctr. 0 1 0
Cravath, Swaine & Moore 1 3 6
Creative Rights 0 2 0
Credit Suisse OCG 0 1 0
Crowell & Moring 2 2 2
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert 0 0 1
Davis Polk & Wardwell 4 2 1
Day Shell & Liljenquist 0 1 0
Debevoise & Plimpton 3 0 5
Dechert 0 1 0
DePaul University Student Legal Services 0 0 1
Detroit Center for Family Advocacy 0 2 1
Dewey & LeBoeuf 0 0 2
Dickinson Wright 1 2 1
Dickstein Shapiro 0 0 2
Disability Rights Legal Center 0 0 1
DLA Piper 2 2 1
Dorsey & Whitney 0 1 1
Drinker Biddle & Reath 2 0 2
Duane Morris 0 0 1
Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue 0 1 0
Dykema 1 2 0
Earthjustice 0 0 1
Eckhart Kolak 0 0 1
Edwards Wildman 0 1 3
Environmental Law & Policy Center 0 1 0
Escambia County Public Defender 0 1 0
Essmyer & Daniel 0 1 0
Faegre & Benson 1 0 0
Federal Communications Commission 0 1 0
Federal Public Defender 0 1 0
Federal Reserve Bank of New York 0 1 0
Federal Reserve Board 0 1 0
Federal Trade Commission 0 0 1
Feldman Orlansky & Sanders 0 1 0
Fennemore Craig 0 0 1
Fenton Nelson, LLP 0 1 0
Fenwick & West, LLP 1 0 0
Ferguson Case Orr Paterson 0 0 1
Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice and Research 0 1 0
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority 1 0 0
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 1 2 0
Fish & Richardson 2 1 0
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 1 0 0
Flamm Walton 0 0 1
Florence Project 1 0 0
Florida Department of Children and Families 1 0 0
Foley & Lardner 3 1 4
Fort Lauderdale Public Defender 0 0 1
Fort Myers Public Defender 0 1 0
Forward Slope Corporation 1 0 0
Fowler White Boggs 0 1 0
Frederic Dorwart Lawyers 0 1 0
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. 1 1 1
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson 2 0 0
Frost Brown Todd 1 1 0
Garson Claxton, LLC 0 1 0
General Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 0 0 1
General Electric Co. 0 1 0
Genetos Retson & Yoon 0 0 1
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher 5 2 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel 0 0 1
Goodwin Procter 0 0 2
Greenberg Traurig 2 1 3
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian 2 1 0
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP 1 0 0
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman 1 1 0
Harry A. Dusenberry Law Offices 0 1 0
Haynes and Boone 0 0 2
Herbert Smith 1 0 0
Herskovits 1 0 0
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker 0 1 0
Hogan Lovells 1 2 0
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health 0 1 0
Holguin, Garfield, Martinez & Quiñonez 0 1 0
Holland & Hart 0 0 1
Holland & Knight 0 0 1
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn 4 2 0
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP 2 0 6
Human Trafficking Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 1 2 1
IBM 3 1 0
Ice Miller 1 0 0
Institute for Justice 0 1 0
International Organization for Migration 0 1 0
Irell & Manella 1 0 0
Ivins, Phillips & Barker 0 1 0
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss 1 1 1
Janik 0 0 1
Jenner & Block 3 2 5
Jonathan W. Johnson, LLC 1 0 0
Jones Day 3 3 4
K&L Gates 3 5 1
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman 3 3 0
Katten Muchin Rosenman 2 0 1
Kaufman & Canoles 0 0 1
Keesal, Young & Logan 1 0 0
Kentucky Public Defender 0 0 1
Kenyon & Kenyon 0 0 1
Kirkland & Ellis 6 2 3
Knobbe Martens 0 1 0
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel 1 1 1
Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender 1 0 0
Latham & Watkins 5 3 12
Law Offices of Barry Silver, P.C. 0 1 0
Law Offices of Curtis Trinko 0 1 0
Law Offices of Deborah Gordon 0 1 0
Law Offices of Steven Seidman 1 0 0
Law Offices of Gordin & Weaver 0 1 0
Legal Aid, China 0 0 1
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 1 1 0
Legal Aid Society 1 0 0
Legal Aid Society of New York 1 0 0
Legal Services of Eastern Michigan 1 0 0
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 0 1 0
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley 1 0 0
Legal Services of South Central Michigan 0 0 1
Lensrentals.com 0 0 1
Linklaters 2 0 0
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, University of Michigan Law School 0 0 1
Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller 0 1 0
Makower Abbate PLLC 0 1 0
Manatt Phelps & Phillips 0 0 1
Manchester, Bennett, Powers & Ullman 0 0 1
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun 0 1 0
Maryland Office of the Public Defender 1 0 0
Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand LLP 0 1 0
Massachusetts Committee for Public Service Counsel 0 1 0
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance 1 0 0
Massachusetts Public Defender 0 0 2
Mayer Brown 2 4 3
McDermott Will & Emery 1 1 0
McGuireWoods 1 0 0
McKenna Long & Aldridge 0 1 1
Mecklenburg County Public Defender 1 0 0
MedCode, OGC 0 1 0
Menaker & Herrmann 0 1 0
Mental Health Advocacy Services 1 0 0
Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office 1 0 0
Michael, Best, & Friedrich 0 1 0
Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness 1 0 0
Michigan Economic Development Corporation 1 0 0
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service 0 0 1
Michigan State University Athletic Department 0 0 1
Midwest Innocence Project 0 1 0
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy 2 2 3
Miller Canfield 2 2 2
Miller Johnson 0 0 1
Miller Nash 1 1 0
Ministry of Strategy and Finance 0 0 1
Minnesota Archdiocese 0 0 1
Modrall Sperling 0 1 1
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 1 0 1
Morrison & Foerster 0 2 2
Moses & Singer 1 0 0
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 1 0 0
Nacht and Associates 0 1 0
Nassau County Legal Aid 0 1 0
National Association of Consumer Advocates 0 1 0
National Disability Institute 1 0 0
National Governors Association 0 1 0
National Registry of Exonerations 0 1 0
National Treasury Employees Union 0 0 1
National Women's Law Center 0 1 0
Neal Gerber & Eisenberg 2 0 0
Neighborhood Defender Services of Harlem 1 0 0
New Jersey Democratic Assembly 1 0 0
New Jersey Office of the Public Defender 1 0 0
New Mexico Legal Aid 1 0 0
New York City Department of Social Services/Human Resources/Office of Legal Affairs 0 1 0
New York City Law Department 1 1 0
Nexus Institute 0 1 0
Nixon Peabody 3 1 2
Norris Law Firm 0 0 1
NY State Consumer Protection Board 0 0 1
NYU Information Law Institute 0 1 0
O'Donnell Schwartz & Anderson 0 1 0
Olson Bzdok & Howard 1 0 0
O'Melveny & Myers 3 4 3
One Network Enterprises 0 1 0
Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, L.L.P. 0 0 1
Orlando Public Defender 0 1 0
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe 2 0 1
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt 1 0 0
Palm Beach Public Defender's Office 1 0 0
Parker Waichman 0 1 0
Patterson & Sheridan, LLP 0 0 1
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler 1 1 1
Patton Boggs 0 0 1
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker 1 1 1
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison 4 5 4
Peck Shaffer 0 0 1
Peking University School of Transnational Law 0 1 0
Perkins Coie 0 1 1
Pew Center on Global Climate Change 0 1 0
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 3 2 4
Pima County Public Defender 1 0 0
Polsinelli Shughart 0 0 1
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 1 0 0
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur 1 0 0
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC 1 0 0
Prairie State Legal Services 1 0 0
Prisoner Legal Services of NY 0 0 1
Proskauer Rose 0 1 3
Prudential Financial 0 0 1
Public Counsel Law Center 0 1 0
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia 1 0 0
Public International Law & Policy Group 0 1 0
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan 3 2 2
Renner Otto Boisselle and Sklar 0 0 1
Rhine Ernest 1 0 0
Rhoades McKee PC 1 0 0
Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi 0 1 0
Ropes & Gray 3 0 2
Rosenbaum & Silvert, P.C. 0 1 0
Rubin Fortunato & Harbison 0 0 1
Rutberg & Co 0 0 1
Safe & Sound 0 1 0
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe 1 0 0
Sanders Warren & Russell 1 0 0
San Francisco Public Defender 0 0 1
Santa Clara County Public Defender 0 0 1
Schiff Hardin 1 0 0
Schwartz Law Firm 1 1 0
Sedgwick 0 0 1
Seward & Kissel 0 1 0
Shearman & Sterling 0 0 2
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton 1 1 0
Sherman & Howard 0 0 1
Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP 1 0 0
Shute Mihaly & Weinberger 1 0 0
Shutts & Bowen 1 0 0
Siciliano Mychalowych & Van Dusen 0 1 0
Sidley Austin 6 2 0
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 3 2 2
Single Stop USA 0 1 0
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom 3 0 7
Snell & Wilmer 1 0 0
Snohomish County Legal Services 1 0 0
SNR Denton 0 1 2
Southern Environmental Law Center 1 0 0
Squire Sanders 0 0 1
State Appellate Defender Office State of Michigan 2 0 0
Stember Feinstein 0 0 1
Steptoe & Johnson 1 1 1
Stevenson Keppelman Associates 0 1 0
Stoel Rives 0 0 1
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan 0 0 1
Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice 1 0 0
Sullivan & Cromwell 0 1 2
Sutherland 1 0 0
Taft Stettinius & Hollister 1 0 0
Taylor Mortgage Lawyers 0 1 0
Teach for America 1 0 0
Terumo 0 0 1
Thompson Hine 0 0 1
Thompson & Horton 1 0 0
Tuggle Duggins & Meschan 0 0 1
Ukrainian American Bar Association 0 1 0
Ulmer & Berne LLP 1 0 0
United Auto Workers 0 0 1
United Nations Dispute Tribunal 0 0 1
United Nations High Commission on Refugees 0 1 0
United Nations Housing Rights Program 0 0 1
United Nations Office of Legal Affairs 0 0 1
University of California Berkeley Law Library 0 1 0
University of Colorado School of Law Silicon Flatirons 0 0 1
University of Illinois Office of Technology Management 0 0 1
University of Michigan Law School Law Library 0 1 0
University of Michigan Office of the General Counsel 1 1 0
University of Wisconsin 1 0 0
U.S. Air Force JAG 0 2 1
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 0 1 1
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief Counsel Civilian 0 1 0
U.S. Army JAG Corps 1 3 2
U.S. Army Reserves 1 0 0
U.S. Copyright Office 0 0 1
U.S. Department of Commerce 0 1 0
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 0 0 1
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 0 0 1
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 0 1 0
U.S. Department of Justice 4 2 1
U.S. Department of Labor 0 2 0
U.S. Department of State 2 0 1
U.S. Department of Transportation 0 1 0
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 0 1 0
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1 0 0
U.S. Federal Drug Administration 0 1 0
U.S. House of Representatives Office of Legislative Counsel 0 1 0
U.S. Internal Revenue Service 1 1 0
U.S. Navy JAG 2 1 2
U.S. Navy, Office of General Counsel 0 0 1
U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 1 0 0
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 1 0 0
U.S. Senate 1 0 0
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions 0 1 1
U.S. Social Security Administration 2 0 4
Utility Consumer Action Network 0 0 1
Varnum 0 0 2
Victims Rights Law Center 0 0 1
Vinson & Elkins LLP 2 1 3
von Briesen & Roper 1 0 0
Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease 0 1 0
Warner Norcross & Judd 2 3 2
Washtenaw County Public Defender 0 0 1
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 5 2 6
WeiserMazars LLP 0 1 0
Weiss & Arons LLP 0 1 0
Westin Firm 1 0 0
White & Case 1 2 1
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek 1 0 0
Williams & Connolly 0 0 2
WilmerHale LLP 1 1 2
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 1 1 1
Winston & Strawn 3 2 6
Word of Faith International Christian Center 0 0 1
Zoll, Kranz and Borgess 2 0 0
       
Continuing education 6 2 12
Contract 6 4 1
Court: State Intermediate Appellate or Trial 7 11 6
Court: State Supreme 6 6 5
Court: U.S. Bankruptcy 2 2 0
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals 10 17 11
Court: U.S. District 22 18 15
Court: Other Federal 0 2 0
Court: International (European Court of Justice) 1 0 0
District attorneys/state attorneys general 2 5 6
Investment banking, finance, and other corporate (Bank of America; Greenhill & Co.; Majestic Capital Management, LLC; Mayfield Gentry Real Estate Advisors; Morgan Stanley; 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) 6 7 1
Legal employment (details not provided by student) 13 13 17
Management consulting (AlixPartners, Avocet Polymer Technologies, Inc., Boston Consulting Group, IBM Global Services, KPMG, McKinsey & Company, Plante Moran, Price Waterhouse Coopers) 4 7 1
Nonlegal employment 3* 12* 9*
Not looking 7 4 9
Unemployed 16 13 4
Unknown 4 1 1
Number of employed students who opted out of this list 0 0 0
Graduating class size 388 379 374

 

*Retail, entrepreneur, editor, actor, dentist's office, independent contractor, pharmacy, restaurant, sheep farmer, chief writer at Univision, startup, e-commerce consulting, Thomson Reuters, nonlaw university faculty position (2), political campaign, bar owner, polo coach, test prep, elected state representative, technology/e-commerce, environmental conservation research, Westlaw, freelance writing

 

 
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