Postby **DoveBodyWash** » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:45 pm

Halfway point for Chicago BigLaw placement. (Finished 31 of 60 firms)

(Going forward, PR= post-Recession)

So far, Kirkland & Ellis has more Northwestern PR associates in Chicago than all the WUSTL and Notre Dame PR associates combined. (Out of the 31 firms counted so far)

Official count thus far (and firm with highest headcount for that school):

WUSTL: 20 (Kirkland & Ellis)

Notre Dame: 26 (Jones Day)

UIUC: 59 (Kirkland & Ellis)

Northwestern: 153 (Kirkland & Ellis)

Average percentage of graduates finding jobs in Illinois (average of 2009, 2010, 2011)*

WUSTL: 11%

ND: 20%

UIUC: 56%

NU: 39.3%

There are still 29 firms left to be counted, including:

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

*All percentages/class sizes from LST/NALP. Couldn't find data for classes of 2008 and 2012.