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Fordham Law is one of the top 20 law schools measured in terms of Class of 2013 initial employment with Big Law (firms with 101+ attorneys) and federal clerkships reported to the ABA. 

In the 2013–2014 academic year, 19 graduates received one of the following prestigious public interest fellowships:

  • Fulbright grant
  • Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship
  • Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship
  • Center for Appellate Litigation Staff Attorney Fellowship
  • New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program
  • National Labor Relations Board Honors Program
  • Consumer Financial Protection Board Honors Program
  • NYCHA Honors Program

According to the National Law Journal, Fordham Law ranks 15th in terms of the percentage of the class of 2013 hired by Big Law (law firms of 100 or more lawyers). The NLJ also reported that Fordham Law ranks 19th in terms of the percentage of the class of 2013 hired by the NLJ 250 law firms.


Methodology: Class of 2013 data from the 2014 ABA Employment Summary, retrieved from employmentsummary.abaquestionnaire.org, May 2014.

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