Boston

Where education fuels innovation

A historic and dynamic city, Boston is home to more than 2,000 law firms and the federal First Circuit. We connect BC Law students to innovative high-tech startups and major players in venture capital, finance, biotech, healthcare, and government. Bain Capital, Fidelity Investments, John Hancock Liberty Mutual, Facebook, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Gillett, and New Balance all have offices in the region.

Our loyal and involved alumni mentor students through internships, externships, clerkships, and other practical experiences in and around the city. Whether they choose to stay after graduation or settle elsewhere, the experiences students gain here launch them to lasting success.

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Boston Fact & Figures

#3

Best Cities for Young Attorneys

—National Jurist

#2

in US Cities for Quality of Living

—Mercer

#4

in top 100 US Cities for Lawyers

—National Jurist

#3

Strength of Job Market

—US News & World Report

BC Law Facts & Figures

Boston Employers 

Boston is home to thousands of law firms covering a breadth of industries. Here are just a few samples of Boston-area employers who have hired our graduates.

Financial Institutions & Professional Service Firms

  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Ernst & Young
  • Goldman Sachs
  • PwC
  • State Street Corporation  

 

In-House Legal Departments

  • Akebia Therapeutics (Cambridge)
  • Foundation Medicine (Cambridge)
  • Pegasystems (Cambridge)
  • TripAdvisor (Needham)
  • Wayfair

 

Large Law Firms (100+ lawyers)

  • Ropes & Gray
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Mintz Levin
  • WilmerHale
  • Foley Hoag
 

Small to Mid Size Firms

  • Anderson Kreiger
  • Manion Gaynor and Manning
  • Rich May
  • Todd & Weld

Government and Public Interest

  • Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Suffolk County District Attorney's Office
  • Middlesex County District Attorney's Office
  • Community Legal Aid

 

Clerkships

  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • US Bankruptcy Court
  • Supreme Judicial Court, Appeals Court, and Trial and Courts of Massachusetts

 

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and Chairs of top 100 Mass. Law Firms; #1 in Producing
the Most Super Lawyers in New England