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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
Class of 2016

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

  2016 2015 2014
Employed 64 58 70
Pursuing Graduate Degree 2 4 4
Seeking Employment 21 14 25
Not Seeking Employment 1 0 4
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 1 0 0
Unknown 0 1 1
Total Graduates 89 77 104

Employment by Industry/Sector

  2016 2015 2014
Law Firms 29 31 41
Business/Industry 15 13 17
Government 15 6 6
Judicial Clerkships 0 4 3
Public Interest 3 3 0
Education 2 1 3
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0
Total Employed Graduates 64 58 70

Law School/University Funded Position

  2016 2015 2014
Of Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 1 1

Employment Type

  2016 2015 2014
Bar Passage Required 35 41 44
(Full-time, Long-Term) 30 37 41
(Full-time, Short-Term) 5 1 2
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 1 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 2 1
J.D. Advantage 24 8 18
(Full-time, Long-Term) 16 5 14
(Full-time, Short-Term) 5 2 2
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 1 0 1
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 2 1 1
Professional Position 4 7 7
(Full-time, Long-Term) 1 2 4
(Full-time, Short-Term) 2 1 1
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 1 1 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 3 2
Non-Professional Position 1 1 1
(Full-time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Full-time, Short-Term) 0 0 0
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 1 1 1
Employed, Undeterminable 0 0 0

Law Firm Employment

Firm Size 2016 2015 2014
Solo 3 6 2
2 to 10 18 16 33
11 to 25 3 7 5
26 to 50 3 1 1
51 to 100 1 0 0
101 to 250 0 0 0
251 to 500 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 1 1 0
Unknown Size 0 0 0
Total Law Firm Graduates 29 31 41