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Latest News
Latest News
Class of 2016 Alumni Employment and Satisfaction Study Results
NALP and the NALP Foundation share results from this new report on the Class of 2016 graduates.
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Study of Law School Alumni Employment and Satisfaction - Class of 2017
This annual survey of law school graduates 3-years post graduation is currently underway among the Class of 2017.
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The NALP Foundation Welcomes Vanderbilt Law Dean Chris Guthrie as its Newest Trustee
Vanderbilt Law School Dean Chris Guthrie has become a Trustee of The NALP Foundation.
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McLain Named Co-Chair to Newly Formed Los Angeles Police Commission’s Advisory Committee on Building
NALP Foundation Trustee Byron McLain was named Co-Chair to the newly formed Los Angeles Police Commission’s Advisory Committee on Building Trust and Equity
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Foundation Trustee Cynthia Patton joins Verily Life Sciences as General Counsel
Foundation Trustee Cynthia Patton joins Verily Life Sciences as General Counsel
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The NALP Foundation welcomes Byron McLain, as our newest Trustee.
The NALP Foundation welcomes Byron McLain, as our newest Trustee. Byron McLain is a Los Angeles-based litigator and white-collar criminal defense partner at Foley & Lardner LLP.
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NALP Foundation Launches Search for Vice President for Engagement
The NALP Foundation invites applications for this exciting new role. Join us to advance the Foundation's mission, interfacing with legal employers, law schools, research partners, and the media.
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Statement from the NALP Foundation
Statement regarding inclusion of Native Americans/American Indians in our recently released study, Women of Color: A Study of Law School Experiences.
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NEW RELEASE: Women of Color - A Study of Law School Experiences
The NALP Foundation and the Center for Women in law collaborated to product this first-of-its-kind research which details disparities between the educational and social experiences of women of color and their peers during law school.
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NEW RELEASE: Study of Law School Alumni Employment and Satisfaction - Class of 2016
The NALP Foundation and NALP are now pleased to provide the legal industry with the Class of 2016 reports detailing law school alumni employment and satisfaction.
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NEW RELEASE: Update on Associate Attrition (for calendar year 2019)
The latest Update on Associate Attrition for calendar year 2019 is now available for purchase in the NALP Foundation bookstore.
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President and CEO Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower Joined March 23, 2020
Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower is the new President and CEO of the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education.
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NALP Foundation Names Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower New President and CEO
The NALP Foundation has named Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 23, 2020.
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Update on Associate Attrition (Calendar Year 2019)
This annual survey of associate attrition is now closed. The report will be available late spring 2020.
Keeping the Keepers IV
The NALP Foundation announces the return of the popular Keeping the Keepers research study
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Longtime NALP Foundation President and CEO Tammy Patterson Has Ended Her Service Leading the Founda
Longtime NALP Foundation President and CEO Tammy Patterson has decided to end her service leading the Foundation and instead to serve as a research consultant for the Foundation.
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NEW RELEASE: Study of Law School ALumni Employment and Satisfaction - Class of 2015
The NALP and the NALP Foundation are now pleased to provide the legal industry with the sixth report, which represents the national research study of law school alumni employment and satisfaction among the Class of 2015.
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NEW RELEASE: 2019 Update on Associate Attrion Report (for calendar year 2018)
The latest Update on Associate Attrition for calendar year 2018 is now available for purchase in the NALP Foundation bookstore.
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NAB Member Cynthia Nance To Receive The Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award
This prestigious award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago on August 5, 2018
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NALP Foundation Board Chair Tom Leatherbury to be Honored at Dallas Bar Foundation Fellows Luncheon
The NALP Foundation congratulates Tom Leatherbury who has been selected by the Dallas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees to receive the 2018 Justinian Award, the most prestigious honor presented by the Dallas Bar Foundation.
New: Law Student Study
The NALP Foundation and the Center for Women in Law (CWIL) are please to announce the launch of an important and timely national study on how career opportunities are shaped in law schools.
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NEW RELEASE: International Directory of Lawyer Qualification
NALP and the NALP Foundation are pleased to offer the updated and expanded edition of the International Directory of Lawyer Qualification. This resource is a guide to legal systems, education, and rules for admission throughout the world.
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NALP Foundation Board Chair Tom Leatherbury Honored with Texas Lawyer's Distinguished Leader Award
NALP Foundation Board Chair Tom Leatherbury received the Texas Lawyer Magazine Distinguished Leader Award in honor of his impact on the legal profession in Texas.
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AJD III PRESS RELEASE
Major New Research Study on Lawyer Careers Reveals a Changing Profession, but Little Progress on Race and Gender Equality
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After the JD III: Third Results from a National Study of Legal Careers
After the JD III, the third wave of the most important and comprehensive study of legal career pathways in history is now available for purchase.
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Speaking Engagements and Educational Programming
Speaking Engagements and Educational Programming

2020 Update on Associate Attrition Webinar
05/21/2020 - 05/21/2020
Boston, Maryland

Webinar -- Women of Color: A Study of Law School Experiences
06/11/2020 - 06/11/2020
Boston, Massachusetts

NALP/NALP Foundation COVID-19 Roundtable #2
05/14/2020 - 05/14/2020
New York, New York

NALP/NALP Foundation COVID-19 Roundtable #1
04/16/2020 - 04/16/2020
Atlanta, Georgia

NALP Foundation Research Presentation to LRAP and GPALS
03/18/2020 - 03/18/2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SOLD OUT -- Fourth Annual Hiring Partner Conference
02/24/2020 - 02/25/2020
Miami, Florida

SDLRA Presentation
11/07/2019 - 11/07/2019
San Diego, California

Minnesota Legal Career Professionals
06/13/2019 - 06/13/2019
St. Paul, Minnesota

The NALP Foundation Leadership
The NALP Foundation Leadership
Dean Chris Guthrie Dean Chris Guthrie
Vanderbilt Law School
Chris Guthrie is the Dean and John Wade-Kent Syverud Professor of Law at
Vanderbilt Law School. Guthrie is a leading expert on behavioral law and
economics, dispute Read more >
Jon R. (Jay) Harris, Jr., Esq. Jon R. (Jay) Harris, Jr., Esq.
King & Spalding

Jay Harris is a partner in King & Spalding's Corporate Practice Group in Atlanta. Mr. Harris' practice focuses on transactions in the healthcare industry, including Read more >
John C. Reich, Esq. John C. Reich, Esq.
Merchant & Gould PC
Foundation Secretary/Treasurer

John Reich is a partner with Merchant & Gould in Minneapolis, practicing general Intellectual Property law with an emphasis on Read more >
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Recent Publications
Recent Publications
Annual Law School Alumni Employment & Satisfaction Study - Class of 2017 Annual Law School Alumni Employment & Satisfaction Study - Class of 2017
The NALP Foundation and NALP invite your law school to participate in this exciting study, focusing on alumni employment and career...Read more >
Women of Color - A Study of Law School Experiences Women of Color - A Study of Law School Experiences
The NALP Foundation and the Center for Women in Law are pleased to provide the legal industry with this first-of-its-kind report detailing...Read more >
Study of Law School Alumni Employment and Satisfaction - Class of 2016 Study of Law School Alumni Employment and Satisfaction - Class of 2016
The NALP Foundation and NALP are pleased to provide the legal industry with the seventh report of law school alumni employment and...Read more >