Columbia Law School landed in the No. 1 spot again as the school that sent the greatest portion of graduates to NLJ 250 law firms, with nearly 75 percent of its students in 2007 taking jobs among the nation's largest law firms. Last year, 69.6 percent of its graduates went to NLJ 250 law firms. All told, the top 20 law schools that NLJ 250 law firms relied on most to fill their first-year associate ranks sent 54.9 percent of their graduates to those firms, compared with 51.6 percent in 2006.
Top Law Schools Tighten Their Hold on NLJ 250 Firms
The National Law Journal
April 14, 2008