Earn your law degree in Rising to the top

From Washington, D.C., to Hong Kong, New York, and Paris, the law track can make you a power broker. Our Office of Career Services (OCS) is committed to helping you stand out. In addition to one-on-one counseling, we have professional-development experts that work with you to hone your oral and written communication skills.



– Buffalo Law Review

OCS Services

Vernadette Horne Speaking with Three Law Students

  • One-on-One Career Coaching
  • Personal Branding and Marketing
  • Résumé and Cover Letter Preparation
  • Interview Training
  • Professional Development Training


The legal marketplace is changing at a rapid pace. Our curriculum adapts to these changes, enabling you to enter the profession with the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field and a résumé that stands out from the competition.


Class of 2017 Job Rankings. 5th Among New York State Law Schools. 42nd Nationally for Full-Time Long-Term Bar Passage Required Jobs, Source: Law School Transparency (LST)

Select Managing Alumni

Azam Aziz ’96, Global Head, Corporate, Shearman & Sterling

Nancy Burner ’88, Founder and Managing Partner, Burner Law Group, P.C.

John Ferreira ’83, Managing Partner (Pittsburgh Office), Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Patricia Galteri ’83, Managing Attorney and Chair, Wills, Trusts & Estates Department, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Marc Hamroff ’83, Managing Partner and Chair, Financial Services Practice, Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

Spencer Klein ’89, Partner; Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Group; and Head, Corporate Group (New York), Morrison & Foerster LLP

Amy Leder ’92, Executive Partner (New York Office) and Co-Leader, Corporate, M&A, and Securities Practice Group (Northeast Region), Holland & Knight LLP

Lenard Leeds ’74, Managing Partner, Leeds Brown Law P.C.

William A. Munck ’92, Managing Partner and Chair, Technology/Intellectual Property Law Group, Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Larren M. Nashelsky ’91, Chair and Chief Executive Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Laura Miller Papa ’82, Managing Partner, Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt LLP

Ben Rubinowitz ’81, Managing Partner, Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf

Brad Eric Scheler ’77, Senior Partner and Chairman, Restructuring and Insolvency Practice, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Steven Schlesinger ’76, Managing Partner and Head of Litigation Practice Group and Appellate Practice Group, Jaspan Schlesinger LLP

Mark Seelig ’89, Managing Partner, Meister Seelig & Fein LLP; Chairman, Eagle Rock Properties, LLC

Perry Weitz ’83, Co-Founding Member, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.

Top Law Firms Recruit Our Students

Hofstra Law student Gregory DeSantis talks about his summer externship at Ladas & Parry LLP in Manhattan. Read his full profile on Instagram.


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Some top legal employers for summer associates, summer internship, and postgraduate placements include:

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