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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
2017 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

  2017 2016 2015
Employed 58 64 58
Pursuing Graduate Degree 3 2 4
Seeking Employment 21 21 14
Not Seeking Employment 4 1 0
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 4 1 0
Unknown 1 0 1
Total Graduates 91 89 77

Employment by Industry/Sector

  2017 2016 2015
Law Firms 22 29 31
Business/Industry 18 15 13
Government 14 15 6
Judicial Clerkships 2 0 4
Public Interest 0 3 3
Education 2 2 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0
Total Employed Graduates 58 64 58

Law School/University Funded Position

  2017 2016 2015
Of Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 1

Employment Type

  2017 2016 2015
Bar Passage Required 37 35 41
(Full-time, Long-Term) 31 30 37
(Full-time, Short-Term) 4 5 1
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 2 0 1
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 2
J.D. Advantage 15 24 8
(Full-time, Long-Term) 12 16 5
(Full-time, Short-Term) 1 5 2
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 1 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 2 2 1
Professional Position 3 4 7
(Full-time, Long-Term) 1 1 2
(Full-time, Short-Term) 1 2 1
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 1 1 1
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 3
Non-Professional Position 3 1 1
(Full-time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Full-time, Short-Term) 1 0 0
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 1 0 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 1 1 1
Employed, Undeterminable 0 0 0

Law Firm Employment

Firm Size 2017 2016 2015
Solo 2 3 6
2 to 10 17 18 16
11 to 25 2 3 7
26 to 50 0 3 1
51 to 100 0 1 0
101 to 250 0 0 0
251 to 500 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 1 1 1
Unknown Size 0 0 0
Total Law Firm Graduates 22 29 31