National Law Journal Ranks VLS No. 47 'Go-To' Law School

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The National Law Journal (NLJ) has ranked Villanova University School of Law (VLS) as the No. 47 “go-to” law school in its 2014 rankings. This annual report identifies the top 50 law schools with the highest percentage of 2013 juris doctor (JD) graduates hired as first-year associates at the nation’s most prestigious law firms.

In 2013, 9.40 percent of VLS JD graduates accepted positions with NLJ 250 firms, the nation’s largest law firms identified in its survey.  

The 2014 NLJ Go-To Law Schools report appears in the February 24th edition of the newspaper and is also available online at