Elite Careers

Graduates aren't just getting jobs at law firms. They are getting jobs at the nation's most elite firms, and progressing to leadership roles.


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Where Grads Work

See where UVA Law alumni are going to work across the country.

Jobs by Location



Salaries for the 209 students in the Class of 2023 going into the private sector reflect the strength of the career services program.

75th percentile: $225,000
50th percentile: $225,000
25th percentile: $225,000


Long-Term Career Success

Not only are graduates' immediate outcomes in the private sector excellent, but so too are their long-term career prospects. Virginia is:


No. 5 in the number of partners in the American Lawyer top 100 firms (May 2024).

No. 5 in the number of lawyers in the American Lawyer top 100 firms (May 2024).

No. 3 in the number of chief legal officers at the nation's top 500 companies, according to a 2019 survey by Chambers Associate.

 prominent alumni leaders

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