For the graduating class of 2017, 97.9 percent were employed or continuing their education. The employment data in the tables below is generated by NALP, the Association for Legal Career Professionals. The tables below have been formatted for readability; you may also view the original 2009 [PDF], 2010 [PDF], 2011 [PDF], 2012 [PDF], 2013 [PDF], 2014 [PDF], 2015 [PDF], 2016 [PDF] and 2017 [PDF] NALP Summary Reports (partially redacted for privacy).
In addition, we provide the ABA Employment Summary for 2017 [PDF], 2016 [PDF], 2015 [PDF], 2014 [PDF], 2013 [PDF], and 2012 [PDF] grads. This includes data other than that reported to NALP—e.g., law school/university funded positions. (The ABA data for previous years mirrored that of NALP, and so we do not include it separately here.)
†"JD Advantage" includes management consulting, investment banking, real estate, legal jobs overseas, etc.
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