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 20192018 and 2017 and reflect employment status nine months after graduation and include full-time, part-time, short and long-term, legal and non-legal positions.

Class of 2019 Major Areas of Legal Practice

Law Firms: 34%
Public Interest: 18%
Business and Industry: 17%
Government: 15%
Judicial: 13%
Education/other: 3%

Clerkships and Fellowships Obtained by Recent Graduates

Recent graduates have 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 recent graduates:

Fellowships

Clerkships

  • Alaska Appeals Court
  • Maine Supreme Court
  • Massachusetts Appeals Court
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • New Hampshire Superior Court
  • New Jersey Superior Court
  • New York Supreme 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 Connecticut
  • US District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • US District Court for the District of Utah
  • Vermont Superior Court

Firms

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