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Law schools highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report tend to be fertile recruiting ground for Big Law, but some law schools transcend their U.S. News ranking when it comes to sending graduates to large firms. Here, we have highlighted the 20 law schools that did better at producing large firm associates than their U.S. News ranking would suggest. At the top of the list is Howard University School of Law, which is ranked No. 107 by U.S. News but landed at No. 22 on our Go-To Law Schools list, sending more than 27% to the largest 100 firms.

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Karen Sloan

Karen Sloan is the Legal Education Editor and Senior Writer at ALM. Contact her at kslo[email protected] On Twitter: @KarenSloanNLJ Sign up for Ahead of the Curve—her weekly email update on trends and innovation in legal education—here: https://www.law.com/briefings/ahead-of-the-curve/

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