05/22/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Yale Law Grads Pass On Large Firms

Last month, the National Law Journal ranked Yale Law School 18th in job placement at large law firms -- but Law School officials said they are proud of Yale's position on the list.

The journal ranked law schools in terms of how many students they send to the largest 250 law firms in the United States immediately after graduation. For Yale, that number is about 36 percent, compared to 56 percent for top-ranked Northwestern, according to the journal's report.

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