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Career Development

                                               2016 GRADUATING CLASS
                                               Median Starting Salary                   $80,00*  Employers of our recent graduates include:
                                               Employed Within 10 Months                92%**
                                                                                                 •  Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
                                               For the most current and comprehensive employment statistics,    •  Andrews Kurth LLP
                                               please contact the Office of Career Development or visit   •  Baker Botts LLP
                                                                                                 •  Baker & McKenzie
                                               *  Salary information is based on a 67% 2016 graduate response rate of those employed.  •  Bergquist Law Firm
                                               **  93.25% of graduates seeking employment were employed 10 months after
                                                 graduation. No graduates sought to pursue an additional graduate degree.  •  Carstens & Cahoon LLP
                                                                                                 •   Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese
                                                                                                   of Galveston-Houston
                                                                                                 •  City of Houston Legal Department
                                                                                                 •  Fourteenth Court of Appeals
       “I was intrigued by the idea of doing                                                     •  The Fuentes Firm, PC
       a federal judicial clerkship after                                          Law Firms 68%  •  Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
       graduation and expressed my interest
       to my career counselor. The clerkship                                                     •  Galveston County District Attorney’s Office
       program manager reached out to                                            Business and    •  Harris County District Attorney’s Office
                                                                                    Industry 16%
       me later when a local judge was                                                           •  Haynes and Boone, LLP
       interested in receiving applications. I                                                   •  Kirkland & Ellis LLP
       applied and, thankfully, I was offered                                                    •  Latham & Watkins LLP
       the clerkship! The staff in the CDO                                                       •  Locke Lord LLP
       truly has the best interest of their                                                      •  Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
       students in mind, and the email                                                           •   Office of the General Counsel –
       that they sent informing me of this
       opportunity is just one example of                                         Government 9%    University of Houston
       that. I’m grateful for this experience.”                                                  •  Paul Hastings LLP
                                                                                 Public Interest 3%  •  Reddy & Neumann, PC
       — Laura Duncan ’14
           Trial Attorney, Attorney General's Honor                                              •  Reed Smith LLP
         Program, U.S. Department of Justice,                                        Judicial 2%  •  Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC
         Environment and Natural Resources
         Division                                                                   Education 2%  •  Schlumberger
           Former Judicial Clerk, U.S. District Court                                            •  Schouest, Bamdas, Soshea & BenMaier PLLC
         Judge Gray Miller                                                                       •  U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General
           B.S., Corporate Communications; M.A.,   Class of 2016
         Advertising, The University of Texas                                                    •  Vinson & Elkins LLP
                                               Employment by category
                                                                                                 •  Winstead PC

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