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Career Development


                                               2015 GRADUATING CLASS
                                               Median Starting Salary                   $90,500*  Employers of our recent graduates include:
                                               Employed Within 10 Months                88.2%**
                                                                                                 •  Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
                                                                                                 •  Andrews Kurth LLP
                                               For the most current and comprehensive employment statistics, please   •  Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman, PLLP
                                               contact the Office of Career Development or visit   •  Baker Botts LLP
                                               law.uh.edu/career/employment-statistics.asp.
                                                                                                 •  Baker & Hostetler LLP
                                               * Salary information is based on a 60.5% 2015 graduate response rate of those
                                               employed.                                         •  Baker Hughes
                                               ** 90.65% of graduates seeking employment were employed 10 months after   •  Baker & McKenzie
                                               graduation. No graduates sought to pursue an additional graduate degree.
                                                                                                 •  Carstens & Cahoon LLP
                                                                                                 •   Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of
                                                                                                   Galveston Houston
       “I was intrigued by the idea of doing                                                     •   Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams
       a federal judicial clerkship after                                          Law Firms 63%   & Aughtry
       graduation and expressed my interest
       to my career counselor. The clerkship                                                     •  City of Houston Legal Department
                                                                                      Business &
       program manager reached out to                                               Industry 22%  •  Deloitte & Touche
       me later when a local judge was                                                           •  Edison McDowell & Hetherington LLP
       interested in receiving applications. I                                                   •  Fourteenth Court of Appeals
       applied and, thankfully, I was offered                                                    •  Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
       the clerkship! The staff in the CDO                                                       •  Harris County District Attorney’s Office
       truly has the best interest of their                                                      •  Haynes and Boone, LLP
       students in mind, and the email                                                           •  Internal Revenue Service
       that they sent informing me of this
       opportunity is just one example of                                         Government 7%  •  Latham & Watkins LLP
       that. I’m grateful for this experience.”                                                  •  Littler Mendelson
                                                                                 Public Interest 5%  •  Lone Star Legal Aid
       — Laura Duncan ’14
           Trial Attorney, Attorney General's Honor                                              •  McKool Smith PC
         Program, U.S. Department of Justice,                                         Judicial 2%  •  Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
         Environment and Natural Resources
         Division                                                                   Education 1%  •  Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
           Former Judicial Clerk, U.S. District Court                                            •  Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
         Judge Gray Miller                                                                       •  U.S. Army Judge Advocate General
           B.S., Corporate Communications; M.A.,   Class of 2015
         Advertising, The University of Texas                                                    •  U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General
                                               Employment by category
                                                                                                 •  Vinson & Elkins LLP

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