Monday, February 24, 2014

The Go-To Law Schools for Big Firm Jobs

From Tax Prof Blog:

 The Naational Law has ranked the top 50 law schools by the percentage of 2013 law school graduates who took jobs at NLJ 250 firms—the nation’s largest by headcount as identified in The National Law Journal’s annual survey.

The Top 50 Go-To Law School:  These schools sent the highest percentage of new graduates to NLJ 250 firms:

Rank 

Law School 

2013 Grads @ NLJ 250 

2013 JDs 

% of Grads @ NLJ 250 

Tuition 

1

Columbia

286

437

65.45%

$55,488

2

NYU

295

537

54.93%

$51,150

3

Harvard

309

577

53.55%

$50,880

4

Chicago

114

215

53.02%

$50,727

5

Pennsylvania

136

259

52.51%

$53,138

6

Northwestern

146

286

51.05%

$53,468

7

Duke

117

241

48.55%

$51,662

8

Stanford

89

189

47.09%

$50,802

9

Cornell

87

193

45.08%

$55,301

10

UC-Berkeley

135

301

44.85%

$48,068

11

Virginia

161

364

44.23%

$46,400

12

Michigan

165

400

41.25%

$48,250

13

Yale

80

206

38.83%

$53,600

14

Georgetown

238

638

37.30%

$48,835

15

Texas

120

378

31.75%

$32,376

16

Vanderbilt

65

206

31.55%

$46,804

17

UCLA

101

332

30.42%

$45,221

18

USC

65

220

29.55%

$52,598

19

Fordham

118

481

24.53%

$49,526

20

Notre Dame

45

184

24.46%

$45,980

No surprises here. My law school ranks #47.

(ljs)

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