Big Law’s Top 10 Law Schools

This is almost as boring as the Oscars: For the second year in a row, Columbia Law School got the top prize for sending the highest rate (66.24 percent) of graduates into first-year associate positions at the nation’s 250 largest firms.

According to National Law Journal’s freshly released list of go-to schools, Columbia is the school that Big Law adores:
Columbia’s gain was especially impressive considering that its graduating class was larger by 31 students than in 2013. White-shoe law firms Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom alone hired a combined 37 Columbia graduates.

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Number of LSAT Test Takers Is Down 45% Since 2009

By JACOB GERSHMAN Here’s some spooky news for law schools. The number of law school admission tests administered in October is down nearly 11% from the previous year, according to new data from the Law School Admission Council. October LSAT takers numbered 33,673 versus the 37,780 who sat for the test the year before. It’s

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