Employment Data

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Employed Graduates by Sector, Class of 2018

Number of graduates employed by sector in 2018: Business or Industry: 46  Education: 6 Government: 70 Law Firm: 104	Public Interest: 32 Clerkships: 46
 

Employed Graduates by Sector, Class of 2017

Number of graduates employed by sector in 2017: Business or Industry: 54 Education: 7 Government: 56 Law Firm: 101 Public Interest: 34 Clerkships: 41
 

Employed Graduates by Sector, Class of 2016

number of graduates employed by sector in 2016: Business or Industry: 41 Education: 9 Government: 72 Law Firm: 102 Public Interest: 35 Clerkships: 61
 

 

Highlights from the Class of 2018:

 
  • WCL placed graduates in the Public Service sector (Government and Public Interest) at twice the national average (17% vs. 34%)
  • WCL placed a greater percentage of graduates in Federal, State, and Local Clerkships than the national average (9.8% vs. 15%)

Click here to see the ABA Employment Summaries for 2016-2018.

Sampling of Employers in Various Sectors

Business and Industry

  • Bloomberg BNA
  • Leidos
  • Lloyd's America Inc.       
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation    

 

  • Microsoft Corporation  
  • Northrop Grumman       
  • Schlumberger   

 

  • Sony     
  • State Farm         
  • Wells Fargo & Company

Government

  • U.S. Air Force (USAF) JAG Corps
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers     
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services            
  • U.S. Department of Commerce 

 

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security 
  • U.S. Department of Justice          
  • U.S. Department of Labor

 

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs       
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

Judicial

  • Circuit Court for Montgomery County    
  • District Court of Maryland, Prince George's County          
  • Family Court of the State of Delaware    
  • Linn County District Court            

 

  • Mercer County Superior Court   
  • Monmouth County Superior Court          
  • New Jersey Courts, Essex County             

 

  • Superior Court of the District of Columbia            
  • Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Law firm

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP       
  • Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC            
  • Debevoise & Plimpton  
  • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, & Loewy   

 

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP   
  • Jezic & Moyse LLC           
  • Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP         
  • Latham & Watkins LLP   

 

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP           
  • Squire Patton Boggs       
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

     

Public Interest

  • AARP Foundation Litigation         
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Ayuda  
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

 

  • Inter-American Commission on Human Rights    
  • Legal Services Corporation          
  • Office of the State Public Defender - Colorado    

 

  • The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law         
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Whitman-Walker Health