November 1, 2016—Dean Mnookin and Paul Hastings Managing Partner Greg Nitskowski '84 participated in Bloomberg Law's "Big Law Business Summit," a gathering of legal industry leaders. Dean Mnookin was quoted on the issue of employment for recent law graduates, stressing that media reports make the employment situation for new grads seem tougher than they actually are. In 2015, over 90% of UCLA Law graduates found full-time and long-term positions in the law field.
"While I don’t want to say there aren’t challenges in the job market, I do think that sometimes the rhetoric we can get in the press is a little strong,” said Mnookin.
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