Employment Statistics 2013


Graduates of Case Western Reserve University School of Law can be found working in all sectors of the legal profession and beyond, across the United States and overseas. The 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: 91%
All statistics are as of February 15, 2014 (9 months after graduation).
Employment Status Full Time Part Time Total Number
Employed - Bar Passage Required 146 24 170
Employed – JD Preferred 28 2 30
Employed – Professional Position 3 1 4
Employed – Non-Professional Position 2 0 2
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time     6
Unemployed – Not Seeking     2
Unemployed – Seeking     18
Employment Status Unknown     0
Total Graduates     232

For graduates known to be employed, percentage working in the following types of employment:
Law Firms 45.63%
Business and Industry 19.90%
Public Interest 11.17%
Government 15.53%
Academia 1.94%
Judicial Clerkship 5.33%
Employer Type Unknown 0.49%


Employment Type Number
Law Firms  
Solo 4
2-10 attorneys 33
11-25 attorneys 16
26-50 attorneys 13
51-100 attorneys 3
101-250 attorneys 9
251-500 attorneys 6
501+ attorneys 9
Unknown Size 1
Business & Industry 41
Government 32
Public Interest (including Public Defenders) 23
Judicial Clerkships 11
Academia 4
Employer Type Unknown 1
Total 206


Geographic Location of Employed Graduates
Regional information calculated by dividing the total number of jobs in each geographic category by the total number of employed graduates.
International 2.91%
New England
(CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
1.94%
Middle Atlantic
(NY, NJ, PA)
9.71%
E. North Central
(IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)
63.59%
W. North Central
(IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
0.97%
South Atlantic
(DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV)
11.17%
E. South Central
(AL, KY, MS, TN)
0.97%
W. South Central
(AR, LA, OK, TX)
2.91%
Mountain
(AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY)
2.91%
Pacific
(AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)
2.91%


Salary Information
Represents data for 43% of employed graduates.
Median $63,000
75th Percentile $90,000
25th Percentile $53,000
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