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Class of 2015

Class of 2015

Employment Statistics for the Class of 2015

Hofstra Law reported 10-month employment data as of March 15, 2016, for its Class of 2015 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 2015 appears below:

EMPLOYMENT STATUSFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 201 3 2 5 211
Employed - J.D. Advantage 17 1 3 2 23
Employed - Professional Position 2 0 1 0 3
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 1 1 2
Employed - Law School/University Funded 4 11 0 4 19
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time         10
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         2
Unemployed - Not Seeking         3
Unemployed - Seeking         20
Employment Status Unknown         8
Total Graduates         301
EMPLOYMENT TYPEFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Law Firms          
Solo 3 0 0 0 3
2 - 10 64 0 2 4 70
11 - 25 26 0 0 0 26
26 - 50 14 0 0 0 14
51 - 100 8 0 0 0 8
101 - 250 9 0 0 0 9
251 - 500 1 0 0 0 1
501 + 6 0 0 1 7
Unknown Size 9 0 3 1 13
Business & Industry 25 1 0 2 28
Government 26 12 1 1 40
Pub. Int. 19 0 0 1 20
Clerkships - Federal 2 1 0 0 3
Clerkships - State & Local 5 1 0 0 6
Clerkships - Other 2 0 0 0 2
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 5 0 1 2 8
Total 224 15 7 12 258
LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITIONSFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 4 8 0 1 13
Employed - J.D. Advantage 0 3 0 3 6
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Total Employed by Law School/University 4 11 0 4 19
EMPLOYMENT LOCATIONSTATENUMBER
State - Largest Employment New York 220
State - 2nd Largest Employment New Jersey 9
State - 3rd Largest Employment Florida 4
Employed in Foreign Countries 2

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY FOR 2015 GRADUATES (PDF)