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Placement Success

CIPLIT faculty and staff assist students with career development and potential placements in a variety of firms and organizations. These job opportunities provide students with valuable legal experience as a significant first step on their career paths.

Recent placements included:

  • Babbitt & Melton LLP
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Cook Alex Ltd.
  • DePaul University
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Greer Burns & Crain Ltd.
  • Hanley Flight & Zimmerman LLC
  • IpHorgan Ltd.
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • K&L Gates LLP
  • Ladas & Parry LLP
  • Lempia Braidwood LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
  • Neal & McDevitt LLC
  • Niro Haller & Niro Ltd.
  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • Patents + TMS PC
  • Perry Hoffman & Associates PC
  • Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP
  • Scandaglia & Ryan
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Sneckenberg Thompson & Brody LLP
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Previous Placements

2009 placements

  • Babbitt & Melton LLP
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione*
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Cook Alex Ltd.
  • DePaul University
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.*
  • Hanley Flight & Zimmerman LLC
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Ip Horgan Ltd.
  • Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago)
  • L&L Gates LLP
  • Ladas & Parry
  • Lempia Braidwood LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
  • Neal & McDevitt LLC
  • Niro Haller & Niro
  • Oblon Spivak
  • Patents + TMS PC
  • Perry Hoffman & Associates PC
  • Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP
  • Scandaglia & Ryan
  • Sidley Asutin LLP
  • Sneckenberg Thompson & Brody LLP
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office​​

Firms and organizations that participated in the 2008 Job Program

  • Cultural Property Office, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Honors Internship Program, Office of the General Counsel, Washington, D.C.
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Green Burns & Crain
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Lempia Braidwood
  • McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd
  • Perry Hoffman & Associates PC
  • Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik
  • Scandaglia & Ryan
  • Sneckenberg Thompson & Brody

Firms and organizations that participated in the 2007 Job Program

  • Babbitt & Melton
  • DePaul University General Counsel Office
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Green Burns & Crain
  • Hanley Flight & Zimmerman
  • Hon. Amy St. Eve, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg
  • Perry Hoffman & Associates PC
  • Scandaglia & Ryan
  • Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP​

2006 placements

  • Amin Law
  • Beem Patent Law Office
  • Bell Boyd & Lloyd
  • Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione*
  • Burns Figa & Will PC
  • Cherskov & Flaynik
  • Cultural Property Office- US Dept of State
  • Dykema Gossett Rooks Pitts
  • Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery*
  • Greenblum & Bernstein (Reston, VA)
  • Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.*
  • Grossman Law Offices
  • Hon. Mark Filip, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • IBM Global Services
  • IpHorgan Ltd.
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Kirkpatrick Lockhart Nicholson & Graham LLP
  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (Los Angeles)
  • Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago)
  • Ladas & Parry*
  • Lord Bissell & Brook
  • McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff
  • Nalco Co.
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg
  • Niro Scavone Haller & Niro
  • Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt (Alexandria, VA)
  • Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies*
  • Stack & Filpi Chartered
  • Townsend & Townsend & Crew (San Francisco)
  • The Field Museum of Natural History
  • Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart (Grand Rapids, MI)
  • Walgreens Inc.*
  • World Intellectual Property Organization​

Firms and organizations that participated in the 2006 Job Program

  • Armstrong Teasdale (St. Louis)
  • Babbitt & Melton
  • Barnes & Thornburg
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, Ltd.
  • DePaul University General Counsel Office
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Hon. Amy St. Eve, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Hon. Virginia M. Kendall, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Professor Roberta Kwall (research assistant)
  • McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd
  • McCracken & Frank
  • Patents + TMS
  • Perry Hoffman & Associates, P.C.
  • Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi LLP
  • Scandaglia & Ryan
  • Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
  • Professor Matthew Sag (research assistant)
  • Professor Katherine Strandburg (research assistant)
  • Welsh & Katz
  • Walgreens Inc.


2005 placements

  • Bell Boyd & Lloyd LLC
  • Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
  • Cherskov & Flaynik
  • Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler
  • Cultural Property Office, U.S. Department of State
  • Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
  • Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery*
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • Greer Burns & Crain*
  • Gordon Koch & Weisberg
  • Holland & Knight
  • Jenner & Block
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Kilpatrick Lockhart Nicholson & Graham
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Ladas & Parry*
  • Law Offices of Mark E. Wiemelt
  • Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd.
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun*
  • McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff*
  • Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
  • Stack & Filpi
  • Travelon Corp.
  • Walgreens Corp.
  • Wallenstein Wagner & Rockey Ltd.
  • Welsh & Katz Ltd.​
* indicates multiple placements