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Class of 2017

Class of 2017

Employment Statistics for the Class of 2017

Hofstra Law reported 10-month employment data as of March 15, 2018, for its Class of 2017 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 2017 appears below:

EMPLOYMENT STATUSFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 180 0 0 2 182
Employed - J.D. Advantage 12 0 2 1 15
Employed - Professional Position 1 0 0 0 1
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 1 0 1
Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 6 0 0 6
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time         3
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         6
Unemployed - Not Seeking         2
Unemployed - Seeking         16
Employment Status Unknown         5
Total Graduates         237
EMPLOYMENT TYPEFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Law Firms          
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2 - 10 53 0 0 1 54
11 - 25 26 0 0 0 26
26 - 50 12 0 0 0 12
51 - 100 8 0 0 0 8
101 - 250 4 0 0 0 4
251 - 500 9 0 0 0 9
501 + 12 0 0 0 12
Unknown Size 3 0 0 1 4
Business & Industry 18 0 2 1 21
Government 26 5 0 0 31
Pub. Int. 12 0 1 0 13
Clerkships - Federal 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships - State & Local 7 1 0 0 8
Clerkships - Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Total 193 6 3 3 205
LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITIONSFULL TIME LONG TERMFULL TIME SHORT TERMPART TIME LONG TERMPART TIME SHORT TERMNUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 0 6 0 0 6
Employed - J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Total Employed by Law School/University 0 6 0 0 6
EMPLOYMENT LOCATIONSTATENUMBER
State - Largest Employment New York 185
State - 2nd Largest Employment New Jersey 10
State - 3rd Largest Employment California 2
Employed in Foreign Countries 1

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY FOR 2017 GRADUATES (PDF)