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Elon Law graduates are excelling professionally. For detailed employment information, please review the charts below and the links to Elon Law's employment summaries to the American Bar Association.

After Elon

Employment by Industry/Sector
2018 Graduates

Employment summaries submitted to the American Bar Association (ABA)*:

*Prior to 2014, the reports above were submitted to reflect employment data nine months following graduation. In 2014, per ABA guidelines, reports reflect employment data ten months following graduation. In calculating multi-year averages, Elon uses data from reports submitted to the ABA. 

Employment Status

  2018 2017 2016
Employed 95 58 64
Pursuing Graduate Degree 1 3 2
Seeking Employment 13 21 21
Not Seeking Employment 2 4 1
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 0 4 1
Unknown 0 1 0
Total Graduates 111 91 89

Employment by Industry/Sector

  2018 2017 2016
Law Firms 49 22 29
Business/Industry 26 18 15
Government 11 14 15
Judicial Clerkships 2 2 0
Public Interest 7 0 3
Education 0 2 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0
Total Employed Graduates 95 58 64

Law School/University Funded Position

  2018 2017 2016
Of Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 0

Employment Type

  2018 2017 2016
Bar Passage Required 61 37 35
(Full-time, Long-Term) 57 31 30
(Full-time, Short-Term) 4 4 5
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 2 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 0
J.D. Advantage 28 15 24
(Full-time, Long-Term) 13 12 16
(Full-time, Short-Term) 8 1 5
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 2 0 1
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 5 2 2
Professional Position 6 3 4
(Full-time, Long-Term) 6 1 1
(Full-time, Short-Term) 0 1 2
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 1 1
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 0
Non-Professional Position 0 3 1
(Full-time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Full-time, Short-Term) 0 1 0
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 1 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 1 1
Employed, Undeterminable 0 0 0

Law Firm Employment

Firm Size 2018 2017 2016
Solo 3 2 3
2 to 10 36 17 18
11 to 25 4 2 3
26 to 50 3 0 3
51 to 100 1 0 1
101 to 250 1 0 0
251 to 500 1 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 1 1
Unknown Size 0 0 0
Total Law Firm Graduates 49 22 29