preLaw magazine9.12.16 — In both public interest and health law, Northeastern University School of Law has been recognized with an “A” grade in the “back to school” issue of preLaw magazine. In addition to lauding Northeastern’s nationally recognized leadership in public interest law, the magazine noted that the new “Center for Health Policy and Law brings together faculty and students interested in a wide range of areas.”

“We are proud to receive this recognition for two areas in which we clearly excel,” said Dean Jeremy Paul. “Our new Center for Health Policy and Law is already a major contributor to our public interest mission as well as a training ground opening doors to opportunities in careers vital to the economy of the future. ”

In addition to the top rankings in public interest and health law, the magazine recognized Northeastern among schools with the “most improved employment rates.”

preLaw and its sister publication, The National Jurist, previously ranked Northeastern #1 for practical training among all US law schools and #10 among the best schools for securing government and public interest jobs.

About Northeastern University School of Law

The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest-running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. Founded with cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students an unparalleled full year of practical legal work. All students participate in four, full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 900 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. The future of legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.