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Fordham Law is one of the top 20 law schools measured in terms of Class of 2014 initial employment with Big Law (firms with 101+ attorneys) and federal clerkships reported to the ABA. 

In the 2014–2015 academic year, 11 graduates received one of the following prestigious public interest fellowships:

  • Fulbright Scholar grant
  • Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division Honors Program
  • New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program

According to the National Law Journal, Fordham Law ranks 20th in terms of the percentage of the class of 2014 hired by the NLJ 250 law firms. The NLJ also reported that Fordham Law ranks 23rd in the number of alumni promoted to partner.

Methodology: Class of 2014 data from the 2015 ABA Employment Summary, retrieved from, May 2015. For the complete employment statistics for the J.D. class of 2014 visit

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