Akron Law School is proud of its strong record of post-graduation employment. Our graduates are practicing in nearly every state with large numbers in all major metropolitan areas. Akron Law graduates work in major law firms, corporations, many federal and state courts across the country and numerous government agencies and public interest organizations.  Akron Law takes special pride in its graduates' commitment to public service, including government, the judiciary and public interest organizations.

2018 Employment Statistics (as reported to NALP)


Employment by sector.

Private Practice 58.1%

Government 9.5%

Business 21.9%

Public Interest 6.7%

Academic 2.9%

Judicial Clerkship 1%


Average Salary: $71,616


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Geographic Distribution of Akron Law Alumni

 Geographic Distribution Map

List of representative employers, 2017

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Sampling of Positions Attained Upon Graduation: Classes of 2012 - 2017

Law Firms

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff - Cleveland, OH
Black, McCuskey, Souers & Arbaugh - Canton, OH
Brennan, Manna & Diamond - Akron, OH
Brouse McDowell - Akron, OH
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs -Akron, OH
Cavitch, Familo & Durkin - Cleveland, OH
Comstock, Springer & Wilson -Youngstown, OH
Dain, Walker, Sobhani, Nicoli - Reston, VA
Davis & Young - Cleveland, OH
Day, Ketterer - Canton, OH
Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott - Pittsburgh, PA
Emerson, Thomson & Bennett - Akron, OH
Evans, Garvey, Lackey & Ochs -Sharon, PA
Everett Law Firm - Chapel Hill, NC
Fay Sharpe - Cleveland, OH
Fleet, Spencer & Kilpatrick - Shalimar, FL
Hahn, Loeser & Parks - Cleveland, Columbus and Akron, OH
Javitch, Block & Rathbone - Cleveland, OH
Jones Day - Cleveland, OH
Keller Rohrback - Seattle, WA
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty - Canton, OH
Moxon & Associates, Hudson, OH
Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP - LaPorte, IN
O’Diam & Stecker Law Group, Inc. – Dayton, OH
Oldham Kramer -Akron, OH
Pearne & Gordon - Cleveland, OH
Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur - Cleveland, OH
Reminger & Reminger - Akron, OH
Roderick Linton Belfance – Akron, OH
Roetzel & Andress - Akron, OH
Snell & Wilmer - Phoenix, AZ
Spriegel & Associates LLC – Hudson, OH
Squire, Sanders & Dempsey - Cleveland, OH
Standley Law Group - Columbus, OH
Sutter, O’Connell – Cleveland, OH
Thompson Hine LLP - Cleveland, OH
Tucker, Ellis & West - Cleveland, OH
Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos & Raies - Canton, OH
Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease - Akron, OH
Williger & Peters – Munroe Falls, OH


Akron Children’s Hospital – Akron, OH 
Akron General Hospital - Akron, OH
Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc. – Barberton, OH
Bank of America - Buffalo, NY
Bridgestone America Holdings, Inc. - Akron, OH
Cisco Systems - Richfield, OH
Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, OH
Deloitte Tax LLP - Cincinnati, OH
Deloitte Tax LLP - Cleveland, OH and San Francisco, CA
Eaton Corp. - Cleveland, OH
F.W. Albrecht Grocery Company -Akron, OH
First Energy Corp. - Akron, OH
First Merit Bank - Akron, OH
GE Capital - Canton, OH
GoJo Industries - Akron, OH
JP Morgan Chase - Columbus, OH
Key Bank - Cleveland, OH
LexisNexis - Dayton, OH
Lubrizol Corporation -Wickliffe, OH
NCAA - Indianapolis, IN
NYU Hospital -  New York, NY
Plante & Moran - Cleveland, OH
Price Waterhouse Coopers - Cincinnati, OH
Progressive Insurance - Mayfield Heights, OH
Roadway Express -Akron, OH
Sherwin Williams Company - Warrensville, OH
Summa Care - Akron, OH
Timken Company - Canton, OH
United Mineworkers of America - Fairfax, VA


Akron Municipal Court - Akron, OH
Arapahoe County Court, Eighteenth Judicial District - Centennial, CO
Canton City Prosecutor – Canton, OH
City of Akron Prosecutor's Office - Akron, OH
City of Canton Law Department - Canton, OH
City of Dayton Prosecutor's Office -Dayton, OH
City of Stow Law Department - Stow, OH
Clarion County Court of Common Pleas - Clarion, PA
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office - Cleveland, OH
Department of Defense - Akron, OH
Department of Justice - Washington, D.C.
Department of Urban & Housing Development - Baltimore, MD
District of Arizona U.S. Attorney's Office -Tucson, AZ
Eleventh District Court of Appeals – Warren, OH
Geauga County Prosecutor's Office - Chardon, OH
Georgia Attorney General's Office - Atlanta, GA
Georgia Department of Labor – Athens, GA
Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office – Cincinnati, OH
Judge Alice Batchelder, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals - Medina, OH
Judge Lynn Slaby, Ninth District Court of Appeals -Akron, OH
Massillon Law Department – Massillon, OH
Mojave County Prosecutor's Office - Kingman, AZ
Office of Medicare Hearings & Appeals – Cleveland, OH
Ohio Attorney General's Office - Columbus, OH
Poland School System - Poland, OH
Portage County Municipal Court – Ravenna, OH
Securities & Exchange Commission -Washington, D.C.
Stark County Prosecutor's Office - Canton, OH
Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Akron, OH
Summit County Prosecutor's Office -Akron, OH
Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office -Warren, OH
U.S. Air Force JAG Corps - Wright Patterson, OH
U.S. Attorney's Office -Ft.Lauderdale, FL
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio -Akron, OH
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio - Youngstown, OH
U.S. Navy JAG Corps - Washington, DC
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office - Washington, D.C. and Arlington, VA

Public Interest

AmeriCorps - Buffalo, NY
Community Action - Wooster, OH
Community Alternative - New Castle, PA
Community Legal Aid Services - Akron, OH
Cuyahoga County Public Defender - Cleveland, OH
Dependency Legal Group - San Diego, CA
Fair Housing Contact Service - Akron, OH
Immigrant Worker Project - Canton, OH
Kentucky Dept. of Public Advocacy - Glasgow, KY
Legal Aid of Western Ohio - Toledo, OH
Legal Aid Society of West Virginia - Clarksburg, WV
Legal Defender of Summit County -Akron, OH
Painesville Public Defender - Painesville, OH
Stark County Public Defender - Canton, OH
Summit County Legal Defender - Akron, OH 
Washington County Public Defender - Grafton, OH


Kent State University - Kent, OH
Robert Morris University - Pittsburgh, PA
The University of Akron - Akron, OH
Walsh University - Canton, OH