Full-Time Job Resources

Legal Assistant, Paralegal or Administrative Jobs

General Resources
Lawjobs.com - Lists legal assistant/paralegal jobs.  Worth checking.
National Federation of Paralegal Associations - Most listed positions require experience, but worth checking.
Paralegal Jobs - Many of these jobs require experience, but entry-level positions are posted as well.

Wesleyan-friendly Employers
These employers have either hired Wes alumni in the past and are interested in receiving applications from Wes grads, or employ an alumna/us or parent.  The Career Center's Pre-Law Advisor, Jim Kubat, may have contact info for an alumna/us connection.  Contact him at jkubat@wesleyan.edu.

Public Interst Law

Children's Rights, New York, NY - Alumni work/have worked here as paralegals.
Innocence Project, New York, NY - Alumni work/have worked here as paralegals.
Legal Momentum, New York, NY - An awesome alumna works here.
Urban Justice Center's Mental Health Project, New York, NY - An awesome alumna is an attorney here.

Private Practice Law Firms

Boston

Holland & Knight, Boston, MA
Lurie & Krupp, Boston, MA
Mintz Levin, Boston, MA (and other locations) - Project Analyst Program. 
Robinson & Cole, Boston, MA
WilmerHale Paralegal Interns, Boston, MA - Great summer program in top firm for rising juniors and seniors interested in law.  Look at WilmerHale for post-graduate, full-time jobs as well.

Chicago

Schiff Hardin, Chicago, IL - A great alumna is an attorney here, interested in receiving Wes applications for full-time jobs.  Visit their website for employment opportunities, then contact Jim Kubat at the Career Center.

New York

Adam D. Perlmutter, P.C., New York, NY - no website; Google and contact directly.  Posts paralegal jobs in April.
Colson & Harris, LLP, New York, NY - Criminal defense firm; founding partner is Wes alumna.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York, NY
Crowell & Moring, New York, NY
GreenbergTraurig, New York and White Plains, NY
Paul Weiss, New York, NY
Proskauer, New York, NY
Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY
Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, NY

Note: be sure to look at our other Career Center full-time job resources, as well as the law firm directories to contact them directly.

Most Prestigious Law Firms

VAULT RANKINGS 2013

1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York, NY)
2 Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (New York, NY)
3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates (New York, NY)
4 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP  (New York, NY)
5 Davis, Polk & Wardwell (New York, NY)
6  Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY)
7  Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP (New York, NY)
8  Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP (New York, NY)
9  Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Chicago, IL)
10  Latham & Watkins LLP (New York, NY)