Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

NALP executive director talks empowering careers, recruiting and professional development

April 23, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Jim Leipold, the executive director of the National Association for Law Placement—an organization focused on career counseling and planning; recruitment and retention; and the professional development of law students, lawyers and its members. Ari Kaplan: […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

First-year associate pay continues to rise, despite pandemic, NALP survey says

April 14, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t curtailed base pay for beginning associates, according to the National Association for Law Placement’s survey of mostly larger law firms. The median base salary for first-year associates was $165,000 as of Jan. 1 this year, up […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

NALP report highlights racial and gender disparities in post-law school employment

October 22, 2020

Via: Jurist

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) reported Wednesday that 2019 Black law school graduates trail all other racial and ethnic groups in employment overall and in bar-passage required jobs. Despite experiencing the highest employment rate since 2007, the class […]