Harvard Law Grads Ditch Law Practice Like Everyone Else

Even grads of elite law schools ditch the law for other pursuits:

“Harvard law grads have the advantage of a JD from an elite institution, but they don’t differ from other law grads when it comes to leaving law practice. About 28 percent of Harvard law grads from four graduating classes are no longer practicing law in their current jobs, according to preliminary findings from the survey of grads in 1975, 1985, 1995 and 2000.”

Read: Think Harvard law grads are more likely to stay in law practice than others? 28% ditched legal jobs at the American Bar Association

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