Law Firms

W&L Law students have found success in a variety of legal careers, from public interest to government to business. Of course, a large portion our graduates each year go to work for law firms. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Career Paths: Danielle Novelly ’19L

Danielle Novelly ‘19L is from Scottsdale, Arizona and received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona. Prior to studying law at Washington and Lee, she worked for a law firm in Washington, D.C. Danielle spent her 1L summer as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the District of New […]

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Career Paths: Diane Gremillion ’19L

Diane Gremillion ‘19L is an avid runner and native of Lafayette, Louisiana. She attended Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford Connecticut, then graduated cum laude with a degree in Leadership Studies and a minor in English from the University of Richmond, where she was a Bonner Scholar. Diane spent her 1L summer working with the Montgomery […]

Monday, April 08, 2019

W&L Law Releases 2018 Graduate Employment Report

Washington and Lee University School of Law has released a report on employment rates for its class of 2018. Data from the Office of Career Strategy (OCS) show another year of strong performance in employment. The report measures employment 10 months after graduation. According to the report, 87.6% of the class of 2018 secured a […]

Friday, January 11, 2019

W&L Alumnae Recognized for M&A Work

Three Washington and Lee alumnae and lawyers, two from the law school and one from the college, have been recognized for their work in the legal field of mergers and acquisitions. Lizanne Thomas ’82L and Melissa Sawyer ’97 were recognized in Deal magazine’s top 20 list of women lawyers and bankers in M&A. Sawyer, a […]

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Finding Your Path

Kristen L. Mynes is a Washington and Lee third-year law student. Kristen spent her summer abroad in Frankfurt, Germany. As a centrally located city, Frankfurt allowed Kristen to travel and take her W&L gear on many adventures across Europe. This summer, I worked for Jones Day in Frankfurt, Germany. Jones Day partners with the German […]

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Success at the Firm

John Milani is a second year law student from Armonk, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in 2017 with a degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. At W&L, John is a Kirgis Fellow, a Sports Czar, and an executive board member for Phi Alpha Delta. What did you do for work this summer? This summer, […]

Monday, April 23, 2018

Career Paths: John Fluharty ’18L

John Fluharty ‘18L is a native of West Virginia. Prior to studying law at Washington and Lee, he worked for an NGO as an international development contractor, as a debate strategist in Governor Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, and as an analyst for a political think tank in Afghanistan. John spent his 1L summer in a […]

Monday, April 23, 2018

Career Paths: Martha Vazquez ’18L

Martha Vazquez ’18L is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in History, and then went on to achieve a Masters in Military History at Royal Holloway, University of London. After returning from London, Martha spent a year working for the American Civil Liberties Union on cases involving […]

Friday, April 13, 2018

Strong JAG Placement, 10 Month Employment Highlight W&L Law Graduate Report

Washington and Lee University School of Law has released a report on employment rates for its class of 2017. Data from the Office of Career Strategy (OCS) show another year of strong performance in employment. The report measures employment 10 months after graduation. According to the report, 83.8 percent of the class of 2017 has […]

Friday, March 23, 2018

Career Paths: Chris Losito ’18L

Chris Losito is currently a 3L at Washington and Lee. Originally from Darien, Connecticut, he received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College. At W&L, Chris is a Lead Articles Editor for the Washington and Lee Law Review, as well as a Hearing Advisor. After graduation he will be working for Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP […]