I was chatting about the ABA 509 data over in r/lawschool the other day when redditor bl1nds1ght mentioned that he had compiled all the employment data for the class of 2013 from the good folks over at Law School Transparency. He said I could have at it if I wanted to, so I did. A note from his spreadsheet:

ALL NUMBERS ARE IN PERCENTAGES

  • BOLDED terms in the Gross Unemployment column indicate schools that sent 20% or fewer students to short term work, part time work, or complete unemployment from the 2013 graduating class.
  • BOLDED terms in the Biglaw column indicate schools that sent 15% or more students to large firms of at least 101 attorneys from the 2013 graduating class.
  • BOLDED terms in the Federal Clerkships column indicate schools that sent 5% or more students to clerking positions at the federal level from the 2013 graduating class.

And now, here are some charts for you:

Employment Data – Sorted By USN&WR Rank

Pie Charts are for the Top 6 and Bottom 6 Schools

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Employment Data – Sorted By Unemployment

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Employment Data – Sorted By Big Law Employers

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Employment Data – Sorted By School Funded Jobs

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There are A LOT of unemployed law students.

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