National Law Journal Ranks Pitt Law #37 Go-To Law School In The Nation

The National Law Journal released its annual Go-To Law Schools special report for 2017, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law has debuted on the list at 37th in the nation.

The report ranks the nation’s top 50 law schools by percentage of 2016 Juris Doctor graduates who took jobs at the largest 100 law firms. In 2016, 16 Pitt Law graduates, or 9.14 percent, landed jobs at prominent law firms such as Jones Day, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, K&L Gates, and Reed Smith.

Pitt Law joins the list with law schools such as Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, and Yale Law School. The report highlighted schools such as Pitt Law that are a strong value for their combination of lower tuition and ability to place graduates in big law firm positions.

The report also shares data on schools that saw the most alumni promoted to partner and the 20 schools that most outperform their U.S. News & World Report ranking, of which Pitt Law is 3rd in outperformance.

Read more in the National Law Journal’s 2017 Go-To Law Schools report.