Following a clerkship and working as a prosecutor, Gretchen Panchik now practices in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance recovery.
Lexi Acosta '24L spent the fall semester as a judicial extern in the Roanoke City Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Alexis Smith spent her summer working in the litigation department of the AARP Foundation.
Barbara Merryman spent her summer clerking with the Juvenile Litigation Division of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore.
Arianna Kiaei spent her summer as a judicial intern at the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York.
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105 students and recent graduates received grants to support their work in public interest positions.
According to the report, 96.6 percent of the class of 2022 secured a job that either requires bar passage or for which a J.D. degree is an advantage.
Melissa May ’23L spent the fall semester as an extern in the Delaware Court of Chancery under Vice Chancellor Lori W. Will.
After graduation, Sica Matsuda will be a litigation associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington, D.C and then a clerk for Judge Amy Berman Jackson at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Nikolaus Smith '23L spent the fall semester as a judicial extern for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Ella Bishop spent her summer as a judicial intern for Judge Lucy Inman at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Justice Samuel Ervin IV at the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Maeve Harris spent her summer working for Judge Richard G. Latin of the Supreme Court of New York.
Although clerking after law school was not part of her plan, Georgi Pisano Goetz '20L is about to start her third after stops in Baltimore and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
After graduation, Elena Schiefele will work for a law firm for a year and then clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Katie Pauly will be working as a clerk on the Montana Supreme Court after graduation.
Rebecca Mitchell will be clerking on the Vermont Supreme Court for two years.
Andrew Dagen '22L got the chance to work in the United States Tax Court in Washington D.C. after it reopened virtually this fall.
Sheena Wang '21L, says that professors, alumni and older law students helped her secure a position with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
After graduation, Kim Blasey has two clerkships lined up, first in Maryland Circuit Court and then in U.S. District Court in New Mexico.
After graduation, Kat Phillips '20L will be serving a two-year judicial law clerkship with the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) in Falls Church, Virginia through the Department of Justice Honors Program.
According to the report, 92.7% of the class of 2019 secured a full-time, long-term job that either requires bar passage or for which a J.D. degree is an advantage.
Miller is currently clerking for Judge Lawrence VanDyke on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
After graduation, Cunningham will be clerking for Judge Hugh Lawson at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.
Morton is headed to a clerkship with the United States Court of Federal Claims, Office of Special Masters.
After graduation, Evans will clerk for Judge Steven S. Smith on the Thirty-First Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia.
W&L Law is perennially ranked in the top 20 for federal clerkship placement and also sends a significant number of students into state clerkships.
Employment up again. Strong law firm and clerkship placements highlight W&L Law ABA report.
Kate Murphy '20L spent her summer on both sides of the bench, working for the Supreme Court of Virginia and the U.S. Attorney's Office.
After graduation, Fiorella will work for the York, Pennsylvania Immigration Court as part of the Department of Justice Honors Program.
Peter Askin will clerk for the Supreme Court of Virginia after graduation.
Washington and Lee University School of Law has released a report on employment rates for its class of 2017.
Following graduation, Jess will be clerking for U.S. District Judge Rosanna Peterson in the Eastern District of Washington.
After graduation, Mitch will serve as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Robert J. Humphreys of the Court of Appeals of Virginia.
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