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December 07, 2011

In a new study examining where partners at the largest U.S. law firms went to school, the University of San Francisco School of Law is ranked fourth for the San Francisco region.

The comprehensive national survey conducted by a Loyola Los Angeles law professor, ranks partner-producing law schools for the largest law firms in 11 geographic regions. For the San Francisco legal market, USF came in fourth on the list following UC Hastings, UC Berkeley School of Law, and Harvard Law School and preceding Santa Clara Law, Stanford Law School, and UC Los Angeles School of Law.

“The single most important finding is the hiring is local—intensely local,” Professor Ted Seto, author of the study, told The National Jurist.

USF School of Law Dean Jeffrey Brand said USF students have the advantage of the school’s deep connection to the city and supportive alumni community.

“USF’s high ranking as a partner-producing law school comes as no surprise. It’s consistent with our 100-year tradition of educating skilled legal professionals in San Francisco,” Brand said. “Our students benefit from a vast and close-knit network of alumni, including partners in most of the major law firms in the region, as well as judges, general counsel, business leaders, and public officials. USF students have many, many opportunities for practical experience to help them successfully engage the job market, including externships in law firms and with judges or representing local clients through our many clinics.”

Read the article and view the complete rankings here.