Tuesday, March 7, 2017
National Law Journal, The 2017 Go-To Law Schools:
The Top 50 Go-To Law Schools: We’ve ranked the top 50 law schools according to the percentage of their 2016 juris doctors who took associate jobs at the largest 100 firms.
- Boston College
Columbia Law Pulls Ahead of the Pack
Columbia Law School's class of 2016 killed it on the Big Law recruiting market. Twenty-four percent of law grads at the top 50 schools landed associates job at the largest 100 firms.
Landing a Dream Job Requires Digging
How can law students navigate the interview process to ensure that they find the best firm for them, not just for the summer but for a full-time career?
Podcast: NLJ's Go-To Law Schools Report Deconstructed
ALM Senior Editor Leigh Jones talks with law schools reporter Karen Sloan about top takeaways from The National Law Journal’s 2017 Go-To Law Schools report. Sloan provides context about notable changes in this year’s rankings, as well as a review of the lengthy research and reporting process behind the annual package.
BY THE NUMBERS
The Top 50 Go-To Law Schools
These schools sent the highest percentage of 2016 graduates to the largest 100 firms.
Go-To Law Schools: Associates to Partners
These schools saw the most alumni promoted to partner in 2016
Go-To Law Schools: Tuition
Here’s a look at how much it costs to attend a law school that has a strong Big Law track record.
Go-To vs. U.S News
How our rankings match up with theirs.
Explore the Data Behind the Go-To Law Schools
For the fifth year in a row, we are making all of the data from our Go-To Law Schools report on large firm associate hiring available in a searchable format.