Class of 2021 Graduate Employment Profile

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Class of 2021 Employment Report at 10 Months after Graduation

Employment StatusFull Time Long TermFull Time Short TermPart Time Long TermPart Time Short TermNumber
Employed – Bar Passage Required150010151
Employed – JD Advantage1700017
Employed – Professional Position00000
Employed – Law School/University Funded 00000
Employed – Other Position10001
Employed – Undeterminable00000
Enrolled in Graduate Studies3
Employed – Start Date Deferred 0
Unemployed – Not Seeking 1
Unemployed – Seeking 0
Employment Status Unknown 0
Total Graduates
Each graduate is counted only once in this section.
    173

Employment TypeNumber
Law Firms 
Solo1
2 – 1022
11 – 2513
26 – 5015
51 – 10011
101 – 25013
251 – 5006
501 +34
Unknown Size0
Business & industry21
Government16
Public Interest5
Clerkships – Federal6
Clerkships – State, Local, and Territorial6
Clerkships – Tribal0
Clerkships – International 0
Education0
Employer Type Unknown0
Total169
Law School/University Funded PositionsNumber
Employed – Bar Passage Required0
Employed – J.D. Advantage0
Employed – Professional Position0
Employed – Other Position0
Total Employed by Law School/University0
Employment LocationStateNumber
State – Largest EmploymentNorth Carolina81
State – 2nd Largest EmploymentDistrict of Columbia12
State – 3rd Largest EmploymentFlorida12