The 2017 Go-To Law Schools The National Law Journal March 6, 2017 | 4 Comments share share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. reprints Our annual look at the law schools most popular with the country's largest law firms. This premium content is reserved for New York Law Journal subscribers. Continue reading by getting started with a subscription. Subscribe Now for Unlimited Access Already a subscriber? Log in now VIEW COMMENTS ( 4 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions AR Mar 09, 2017 Many students at top law schools choose careers in public interest, clerkships, government. . . this is not a useful study to me. Anon E. Moose Mar 07, 2017 Many of the students at the very top law schools (e.g., Harvard) choose clerkships and consulting firms rather than Big Law. Flawed study. Sad. (Sorry about the last part. Trump grabbed my keyboard.) NMichael Mar 07, 2017 Indeed, I had no desire upon entering law school to practice in the firm setting at all. All these rankings and lists are designed to reinforce the idea that all law students should go into traditional practice and strive for big law. It‘s just not reality. MSBackus Mar 06, 2017 All of this presupposes that the goal is to get a job with Big Law. That is NOT the goal of most law students, nor should it be! Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202780532423 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.