2024 U.S. Survey of Legal Career Professionals

Please participate in this important survey that collects the information that is the basis for the only national benchmarking resource on salaries, job duties, and other topics related to U.S.-based legal career professionals working in law firms and other legal employers. The deadline to participate has been extended to May 17. A separate survey for individuals working at Canadian employers will open later this spring.

Inaugural Episode of NALP Talk: The Official Podcast of NALP

Join host Scott Love and NALP contributors Executive Director Nikia Gray and Director of Research and Chief Data Strategist Danielle Taylor for the very first episode of our new podcast called NALP Talk. This 20-minute installment highlights data and analysis from the 2023 Perspectives on Law Student Recruiting. Listen to learn more about the timing of summer associate offers, the impact of diversity fellowships, and the realignment in the legal market. We are excited to share this exciting new resource with you and future episodes will be forthcoming on a variety of topics related to NALP and the legal industry.

2023 Lateral Hiring Survey Results

The lateral hiring market showed continued signs of a course correction in 2023, with lateral lawyer hiring down 35% overall, as many firms continue to readjust their talent growth strategies while grappling with excess capacity. Read more about the changing market for lateral lawyers in NALP’s latest analyses.

Statement on Affirmative Action

A diverse bar is critical to the legitimacy of the legal profession, the justice system, and the rule of law. NALP will continue to support its members in finding alternative ways to create diverse and talented student bodies and to continue the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that are needed now more than ever.

NALP believes in fairness, facts and the power of a diverse community.

We work every day to be the best career services, recruitment, and professional development organization in the world because we want the lawyers and law students we serve to have an ethical recruiting system, employment data they can trust, and expert advisers to guide and support them in every stage of their careers

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NALP Directory of Legal Employers PSJD


NALP's job board is designed to better serve members and non-members seeking to fill positions in legal career services, legal recruitment, professional development, and related fields.



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