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 2014, 20132012 and 2011 reflect employment status nine months after graduation and include full-time, part-time, short and long-term, legal and non-legal positions.

Class of 2014 Major Areas of Legal Practice

Class of 2014 Areas of Legal Practice

Class of 2015 Updates

Although they have yet to graduate, many members of the class of 2015 have already secured highly prestigious post-graduate clerkships, fellowships and associate positions with global law firms. The list is growing every day — to date, here are the positions and honors secured by our third-year students:

Fellowships

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice: Chicago National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship
  • 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
  • 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

Clerkships

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

Firms

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