Big Law in New York
BC Law offers a pipeline to major cities across the United States. Our Semester-in-Practice programs give students the chance to learn on the job.
Many BC Law students carve out careers at big law firms: More than a third of our 2016 graduates practice at firms with 100+ attorneys, and over 1,570 alumni practice across the AmLaw 200 and NLJ 500 firms (ALM Legal Intelligence).
Through our curriculum, our students master the high-level research and writing skills needed to thrive at big law firms and as in-house counsel. They also develop skills in oral argumentation, negotiation, mediation, and transactional and litigation drafting.
Clinics, internships, Semester-in-Practice and our unique tethered externship programs complement coursework with practical experiences in Boston, across the country, and around the globe—allowing students to navigate some of today’s most compelling issues, including emerging technologies, intellectual property, and international economies—while gaining valuable insights and skills crucial to career success.
of the class of 2016 are employed in law firms
of the class of 2016 went directly to businesses & start ups
“I've learned that a career in corporate law and a commitment to public interest work are not mutually exclusive...a law degree from BC was instrumental in reaching my career goals.”
“The success of a junior BC Law alumnus led us to successfully recruit on campus for both internships and post-graduate positions. I value the critical perspective that BC Law instills in its students. ”
“I’m thrilled about the opportunities I’ve received. BC Law has opened a lot of doors for me.”
“BC Law provided me with the skills I needed to establish a successful career in the financial services industry and the knowledge necessary to navigate a dynamic and fast-paced regulatory landscape.”