USD Law Employment Data 2016

Employment Data for the Class of 2016 provided in ABA standard format

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY FOR 2016 GRADUATES AT TEN MONTHS OUT

Employment Status Full-Time Part-Time Number
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary    
Total Graduates           218
           

 

Employed - Bar Passage Required 102 3 0 2  

107

Employed - JD Advantage 25 4 1 8   38
Employed - Professional Position 2 0 1 0   3
Employed - Non-Professional Position 1 0 0 0   1
Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 0 1   1
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0   0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full-time           4
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred           5
Unemployed - Not Seeking Job           2
Unemployed - Seeking Job           53
Employment Status Unknown           4

Law School/University Funded Positions

Law School/University Funded Positions Full-Time Part-Time Total
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary
Total 0 0 0 1 1
Employed - Bar Passage Required 0 0 0

1

1
Employed - JD Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0

Employment Type

Employment Type Full-Time Part-Time Number Reported  
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary
Law Firms            
    Solo 1 0 0 0 1  
    2-10 28 2 1 8 39  
    11-25 16 2 0 1 19  
    26-50 6 0 0 0 6  
    51-100 4 0 0 0 4  
    101-250 8 0 0 0 8  
    251-500 1 0 0 0 1  
    501+ 13 0 0 0 13  
    Unknown Size 1 0 0 0 1  
Business & Industry 25 3 0 1 29  
Government 17 0 0 0 17  
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2  

Clerkships - Federal

4 0 0 0 4  
Clerkships State & Local 0 0 0 0 0  
Clerkships Other 1 0 0 0 1  
Education 2 0 1 1 4  
Employer Type Unknown 1 0 0 0 1  
Total employed 130 7 2 11 150  

Employment Locations

 Employment Location  State Number
  State# - Largest Employment California 133
  State# - 2nd Largest Employment Virginia 3
  State# - 3rd Largest Employment Massachusetts   2
  Employed in Foreign Countries   2

The data above was reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) in April 2017. We regularly collect and report employment information from our most recent graduating class, following guidelines established by the ABA. 

 Employment Data for the Class of 2016 provided in ABA standard format

View more detailed employment statistics for the Class of 2016 based on information reported by the Office of Career and Professional Development to NALP in April of 2017.

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