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Northwestern University

Chicago, IL [Private]

ABA Report Format

Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 234 1 0 0 235
J.D. Advantage 21 0 0 0 21
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 8 0 1 4 13
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 264 1 1 4 270
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 288
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 8 0 1 4 13
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 8 0 1 4 13
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 7 1 0 0 8
11-25 Attorneys 4 0 1 2 7
26-50 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 Attorneys 2 0 0 1 3
101-250 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 23 0 0 0 23
501+ Attorneys 148 0 0 0 148
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 25 0 0 0 25
Government 7 0 0 1 8
Public Interest 12 0 0 0 12
Federal Clerkships 21 0 0 0 21
State & Local Clerkships 5 0 0 0 5
Other Clerkships 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 264 1 1 4 270
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 288
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 106
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 49
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 41
# Employed in Foreign Countries
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 237 3 1 0 241
J.D. Advantage 25 0 1 1 27
Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 262 3 2 2 269
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 291
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 9 1 0 0 10
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 9 1 0 0 10
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 3 1 0 0 4
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 1 0 2
26-50 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 1 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 20 0 0 0 20
501+ Attorneys 135 1 0 0 136
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 22 0 0 1 23
Government 14 0 0 0 14
Public Interest 10 0 0 1 11
Federal Clerkships 27 0 0 0 27
State & Local Clerkships 7 0 0 0 7
Other Clerkships 1 0 0 0 1
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 262 3 2 2 269
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 291
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 105
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 44
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 36
# Employed in Foreign Countries
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 225 6 2 2 235
J.D. Advantage 33 0 0 0 33
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 258 6 2 2 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 284
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 5 6 0 1 12
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 5 6 0 1 12
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
11-25 Attorneys 2 1 0 0 3
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 1 0 6
51-100 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
101-250 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
251-500 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
501+ Attorneys 141 0 0 0 141
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 39 0 1 1 41
Government 15 1 0 0 16
Public Interest 8 0 0 1 9
Federal Clerkships 22 3 0 0 25
State & Local Clerkships 1 1 0 0 2
Other Clerkships 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 258 6 2 2 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 284
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 104
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 60
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 37
# Employed in Foreign Countries
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 225 9 0 2 236
J.D. Advantage 28 1 0 1 30
Professional 2 0 0 0 2
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 255 10 0 3 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 27
Total Graduates 295
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 1 9 0 0 10
J.D. Advantage 0 1 0 0 1
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 1 10 0 0 11
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 10 1 0 0 11
11-25 Attorneys 5 1 0 0 6
26-50 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
501+ Attorneys 127 0 0 0 127
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 35 1 0 2 38
Government 12 1 0 0 13
Public Interest 9 4 0 0 13
Federal Clerkships 19 0 0 0 19
State & Local Clerkships 5 1 0 0 6
Other Clerkships 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 1 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 255 10 0 3 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 27
Total Graduates 295
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 115
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 44
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 31
# Employed in Foreign Countries
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 221 1 8 5 235
J.D. Advantage 22 1 1 3 27
Professional 3 0 0 0 3
Non-Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 247 2 9 8 266
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 21
Total Graduates 287
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0
J.D. Advantage 0
Professional 0
Non-Professional 0
Total Law School Funded 0 0 6 5 11
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 Attorneys 6 0 2 0 8
11-25 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 11 0 0 1 12
101-250 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
251-500 Attorneys 22 0 0 0 22
501+ Attorneys 116 0 0 0 116
Size Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Business & Industry 25 1 1 2 29
Government 7 0 2 1 10
Public Interest 5 0 3 3 11
Federal Clerkships 23 0 0 0 23
State & Local Clerkships 3 0 0 0 3
Other Clerkships 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 1 0 1 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 247 3 8 8 266
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 21
Total Graduates 287
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Illinois 111
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 47
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 29
# Employed in Foreign Countries

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