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Thomas M. Cooley Law School
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Lansing, MI
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Thomas M. Cooley Law School: 2017 ABA 509 Report

Job type

Employed Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 108 3 0 0 111
J.D. advantage 58 8 3 1 70
Professional 52 11 3 0 66
Non-professional 2 7 2 3 14
School funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 220 29 8 4 261
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 5
Unemployed - not seeking 7
Unemployed - seeking 61
Employment status unknown 16
Non-employed total 91
Total graduates 352

School-funded jobs

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 0 0 0 0 0
J.D. advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total law school funded 0 0 0 0 0

Employer type

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 10 0 0 0 10
2-10 attorneys 68 10 0 0 78
11-25 attorneys 10 2 1 0 13
26-50 attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
51-100 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
101-250 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
501+ attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & industry 63 12 4 4 83
Government 34 0 1 0 35
Public interest 13 2 0 0 15
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 7 0 0 0 7
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 3 2 0 6
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 220 29 8 4 261
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 5
Unemployed - not seeking 7
Unemployed - seeking 61
Employment status unknown 16
Non-employed total 91
Total graduates 352

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination Michigan 136
Second most common employment destination Florida 68
Third most common employment destination Texas 8
# Employed in foreign countries 9
Non-employed total 91

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view Cooley's ABA placement chart, please visit the ABA's website. From time to time, schools update data when they learn more. When possible, we use the most up-to-date data available.