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Non-Discrimination Policy

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law. The Center for Professional Development & Career Strategy services are available only to those employers whose practices are consistent with this policy.

The following information may be of interest to employers as you evaluate our students' resumes.

  • Emory Law's policy is to rank only the top 1/3 of each class. We calculate GPAs on a 4.30 scale. If you'd like to receive a copy of the most current grade percentiles and cut-offs, please e-mail Carolyn Roan.

Release of Student Information

Emory Law does not release contact information about our students to employers, including addresses, telephone numbers, or e-mail addresses.

Emory Law Recruiting Policies & Guidelines

All employment offers shall be guided by NALP’s Principles for a Fair and Ethical Recruitment Process. Additionally, should there be disagreements between Emory Law students and employers around the interpretation and implementation of the Policies & Guidelines, the school’s Career Center shall be consulted regarding best practices and final decisions. 

General Provisions

  1. All offers of employment shall be made in writing, clearly stating if reaffirmation is requested and by what date. If such reaffirmation by the student is not given by that date, the offer may be retracted.
  2. A copy of the employment offer shall be forwarded to the Recruiting Manager of Emory Law’s Career Center (Carolyn Roan) contemporaneously with the student’s receipt of the proposal.
  3. A student shall not hold open more than three offers of employment at any one time. The student will release an excess offer no later than three business days after its receipt.
  4. All offers to Emory Law students from private sector employers with 40+ attorneys shall remain open for at least 14 days, except as provided for below; all reasonable requests for extensions should be granted:


Days Open

Early Summer Offers

Offers made before August 1: 14 days from the start of the Emory in Atlanta or the Emory in New York Interview Programs.

1L Summer Offer

14 days

2L Summer Offer

Offers made before February 4, 2021: 14 days from the start of Spring OCI or the Emory in New York Interview Program. 

Post-Grad Employment Offer

Previously employed: Offer before September 2 is open until October 1 of 3L year.

Not previously employed: Offer before December 15 is open 21 days.

Offer after December 15: 14 days.

Private Sector <40 attorneys

14 days

First-Year Student Recruiting and Priorities

To position law students to be as successful as possible, their efforts during the first semester of law school should be focused on their studies and not their job search. 

We ask that employers not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students before November 1, UNLESS they plan to make final hiring decisions before grades become available in early January.