Today, the University of Illinois College of Law published its 2017 Employer Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes employers who have regularly hired recent College of Law graduates. The Honor Roll contains a wide variety of employers, including firms of various sizes, government agencies, courts, and corporations. Combined, Honor Roll employers have hired nearly 200 recent College of Law graduates in the Classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Honor Roll was first created in 2014. This edition of the Honor Roll contains 21 new employers, the largest group of new inductees in the history of the Honor Roll.
“The 2017 Employer Honor Roll is a diverse group, and demonstrates that College of Law graduates can make meaningful contributions to many different types of teams,” noted Greg Miarecki, the College’s Executive Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development. “We are especially pleased to welcome 21 new employers to the Honor Roll this year,” Miarecki added.
The 2017 Honor Roll awardees are:
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Deloitte Tax LLP
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Husch Blackwell LLP
Illinois Attorney General
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Sangamon County State’s Attorney’s Office
Schiff Hardin LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Beckett Law Office
Brown & James, P.C.
Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
Guggenheim Partners, LLC
Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP
Illinois Appellate Court, First District
Jenner & Block LLP
K&L Gates LLP
Littler Mendelson P.C.
McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Allstate Insurance Company
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.
Cassiday Schade LLP
Champaign County Public Defender’s Office
Foster Swift Collins & Smith P.C.
Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
Heavner, Beyers & Mihlar, LLC
Holland & Knight LLP
Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
Hurst, Robin & Kay, LLC
Illinois Supreme Court – The Honorable Rita B. Garman
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
Lavelle Law, Ltd.
Law Offices of Meachum, Starck & Boyle
Locke Lord LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
Nora & Partners, LLP
Office of the Bronx County District Attorney
Parrillo Weiss LLC
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Spiros Law, P.C.
Thompson Coburn LLP
U.S. Social Security Administration
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP
View the complete list of Honor Roll employers and the selection methodology