Northeastern University School of Law graduates use the skills, self-awareness, professional confidence and contacts they have gained in their co-op and classroom experiences to work in every practice setting, in virtually all areas of the law, and in locations as close to home as Boston and as far away as China and Bolivia.

The employment statistics for the classes of 20162015 and 2014 reflect employment status nine months after graduation and include full-time, part-time, short and long-term, legal and non-legal positions.

Class of 2016 Major Areas of Legal Practice

Employment chart 2016

Class of 2016 Updates

Great news! The class of 2016 secured an impressive array of post-graduate clerkships and fellowships!


  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship – Center for Popular Democracy (sponsored by Proskauer Rose)
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship – Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship - International Irish Immigration Center 
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship – New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
  • Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Honors Fellowship Program
  • Parmet Fellowship/Health Law Advocates, Boston
  • Skadden Fellowship – Disability Law Center
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program - Executive Office of Immigration Review
  • Parmet Fellowship/Health Law Advocates, Boston


  • US District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • US District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • New Hampshire Superior Court (multiple)
  • New York Supreme Court
  • New Jersey Superior Court

Class of 2015 Updates

Members of the class of 2015 secured a variety of highly prestigious post-graduate clerkships, fellowships and associate positions with global law firms. Here are some of the positions and honors secured by 2015 graduates:


  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice: Chicago National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship
  • Bart Gordon Fellowship – Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation
  • Boren Fellowships - funded by the National Security Education Program 
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship – Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (sponsored by Latham & Watkins)
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship – Southeast Louisiana Legal Services.
  • Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship
  • National Labor Relations Board – Honors Program
  • O’Connell Fellowship
  • Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship – Business and Professional People for the Public Interest
  • Rappaport Fellowship - Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Rappaport Fellowship - Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development Legal Honors Program
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program
  • Wendy Parmet Fellowship – Health Law Advocates


  • Alaska Appeals Court
  • Maine Supreme Court
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (multiple)
  • Massachusetts Appeals Court (multiple)
  • New Jersey Superior Court
  • Rhode Island Supreme Court
  • Rhode Island Supreme Court
  • Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
  • Superior Court of Guam
  • US Bankruptcy Court
  • US District Court for the District of Utah 
  • Vermont Superior Court


  • Foley Hoag
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Saul Ewing
  • Goulston & Storrs
  • Sullivan & Worcester
  • Nixon Peabody