Temple Law School has the largest representation among first-year associates at Pennsylvania law firms, with 27 graduates included in the class, as reported by the Legal Intelligencer. The University of Pennsylvania Law School cohort accounted for an additional 20 new associates, followed by Villanova Law (19), Dickinson (8), Rutgers-Camden and Pitt (7 each), and Widener (3).
Diversity figures rose as well in 2014, from 20.4 percent in 2013 to 26 percent in 2014. Of the Pennsylvania first-year class, 10 percent are black, 6.2 percent are Latino, 3.8 percent are Asian-American and 6.2 percent are identified as another minority group. Women represent 55.4 percent of the class, up eight percentage points from 2013.