Employment Rate For 2011 JD Class Hits New Lows

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 10:22 PM EDT) -- Law school graduates in 2011 faced the worst job market in nearly 20 years, with nearly 15 percent not working and less than half landing jobs in private practice, according to a report the National Association for Law Placement released Thursday.

With an 85.6 percent employment rate for new law school graduates, members of the class of 2011 have the lowest employment rate since 1994, when it stood at 84.7 percent, according to selected findings from an employment report and salary survey for the class of...
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