Employment Statistics 2019

Graduates of Case Western Reserve University School of Law can be found working in all sectors of the legal profession and in non-traditional legal roles, across the United States and overseas. The Student Services & Career Development Office works closely with students and graduates and is committed to helping them develop and obtain their career goals.

Total percentage of graduates employed or pursuing a graduate degree full time: 92%

All statistics are as of March 15, 2020 (10 months after graduation).

Employment Status Full Time Part Time Total Number
Employed -- Bar Admission Required 104 1 105
Employed – JD Advantage 14 5 19
Employed – Other Professional Position 2 0 2
Employed – Non-Professional Position 1 2 3
Undeterminable 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time     3
Unemployed – Not Seeking     4
Unemployed – Seeking     6
Employment Status Unknown     1
Total Graduates     143

For graduates known to be employed, percentage working in the following types of employment:

Employment Type

Percentage

Law Firms 48.06%
Business and Industry 15.5%
Public Interest 13.18%
Government (includes Judicial Clerkships) 21.70%
Education 1.55%
Employment Type Number
Law Firms  
Solo 0
2-10 attorneys 24
11-25 attorneys 7
26-50 attorneys 3
51-100 attorneys 1
101-250 attorneys 8
251-500 attorneys 9
501+ attorneys 9
Unknown Size 1
Business & Industry 20
Government (includes 1 Military JAG) 24
Public Interest (including Public Defenders) 17
Judicial Clerkships 4
Academia 2
Employer Type Unknown 0
Total 129