Class of 2013

Employment Statistics for the Class of 2013

On March 15, 2014, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University reported 9-month employment data for its Class of 2013 to the American Bar Association.  The ABA’s Accreditation Standard 509 requires that graduate employment data ‐‐ including employment status, employment type, whether employment is full or part‐time, long or short term, whether funded by the law school or university and employment location ‐‐ be displayed in a uniform chart provided by the Council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (the “Council”) and in accordance with instructions and definitions which the Council approves.

The chart for the Class of 2013 appears below:

EMPLOYMENT STATUSFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 155 9 5 8 177
Employed - J.D. Advantage 38 3 4 7 52
Employed - Professional Position 3 0 0 0 3
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 1 0 4 5
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time         3
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         2
Unemployed - Not Seeking         3
Unemployed - Seeking         67
Employment Status Unknown         7
Total Graduates         319
LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITIONSFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 0 6 0 2 8
Employed - J.D. Advantage 0 1 0 5 6
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Total Employed by Law School/University 0 7 0 7 14
EMPLOYMENT TYPEFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Law Firms          
Solo 4 1 4 0 9
2 - 10 63 0 2 5 70
11 - 25 21 0 1 1 23
26 - 50 8 0 0 0 8
51 - 100 9 0 0 0 9
101 - 250 8 0 0 0 8
251 - 500 2 0 0 0 2
501 + 7 0 0 0 7
Unknown Size 3 0 2 0 5
Business & Industry 31 3 0 4 38
Government 25 4 0 1 30
Pub. Int. 8 2 0 3 13
Clerkships - Federal 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships - State & Local 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships - Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 1 0 4 6
Employer Type Unknown 4 2 0 1 7
Total 196 13 9 19 237
EMPLOYMENT LOCATIONSTATENUMBER
State - Largest Employment New York 187
State - 2nd Largest Employment New Jersey 8
State - 3rd Largest Employment District of Columbia 7
Employed in Foreign Countries 4

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY FOR 2013 GRADUATES (PDF)