Vault surveyed nearly 400 hiring partners, hiring commitee members, associate interviewers and recruiting professionals.
Stanford: "Unprepared and uninterested in private practice; entitled"Columbia: "Our associates from this school have an inability to see the big picture."Michigan: "Not impressed"NYU: "Generally very good, but seem to be developing an attitude as the school rises in the USNWR reports"Virginia: "Maybe it's the law school's emphasis on softball and beer, but the lack of work ethic shows in recent grads."NU: "Typically smart, occasionally not as creative as one would hope"Georgetown: "We've hired several lawyers from this school and they all have poor people skills and produce low-quality work."GW: "A law school on the rise, but not there yet"Vanderbilt: "The little law school that could"UCLA: "The Fordham of the west coast"
Yale: "Great lawyers if you can get them to focus on real world business issues instead of how they'd run the country"