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University of Virginia School of Law

University of Virginia School of Law

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The University of Virginia School of Law (Virginia Law) was founded in Charlottesville
Charlottesville, Virginia
Charlottesville is an independent city geographically surrounded by but separate from Albemarle County in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States, and named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the queen consort of King George III of the United Kingdom.The official population estimate for...

 in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom , the third President of the United States and founder of the University of Virginia...

 as one of the original subjects taught at his "academical village," the University of Virginia
University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, founded by Thomas Jefferson...

. The law school maintains an enrollment of approximately 1,100 students in its initial degree program (the Juris Doctor
Juris Doctor
Juris Doctor is a professional doctorate and first professional graduate degree in law.The degree was first awarded by Harvard University in the United States in the late 19th century and was created as a modern version of the old European doctor of law degree Juris Doctor (see etymology and...

 or J.D.). It also offers the Master of Laws
Master of Laws
The Master of Laws is an advanced academic degree, pursued by those holding a professional law degree, and is commonly abbreviated LL.M. from its Latin name, Legum Magister. The University of Oxford names its taught masters of laws B.C.L...

 (LL.M.) and the Doctor of the Science of Law
Doctor of Juridical Science
Doctor of Juridical Science, Doctor of the Science of Law, Scientiae Juridicae Doctor , abbreviated J.S.D. or S.J.D., is a research doctorate in law and equivalent to the PhD It is offered primarily in the United States, where it originated, and in Canada...

 (S.J.D.) degrees.

Virginia Law is regarded as one of the top 10 most prestigious and selective law schools in the United States. U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is an American news magazine published from Washington, D.C. Along with Time and Newsweek it was for many years a leading news weekly, focusing more than its counterparts on political, economic, health and education stories...

currently ranks Virginia Law 9th in the nation, and ranks Virginia Law as 6th among major law firm recruiters. In Vault.com's Top 25 Law School Rankings, Virginia Law is ranked 4th. In the 2010 Super Lawyers Law School Rankings, Virginia Law ranks 4th in the nation.

Virginia Law is third nationally in the number of alumni who are chairpersons and managing partners at law firms nationwide, and a survey by the National Law Journal found that the law school ranked fifth in the number of graduates hired by NLJ's top 250 firms in 2009. Additionally, Virginia Law is second only to Harvard
Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is home to the largest academic law library in the world. The school is routinely ranked by the U.S...

 in the number of alumni serving as general counsel at Fortune 500
Fortune 500
The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks the top 500 U.S. closely held and public corporations as ranked by their gross revenue after adjustments made by Fortune to exclude the impact of excise taxes companies collect. The list includes publicly and...

 companies.

From 2000 to 2010, Virginia Law had the fifth-highest placement of law clerks on the United States Supreme Court (tied with Columbia
Columbia Law School
Columbia Law School, founded in 1858, is one of the oldest and most prestigious law schools in the United States. A member of the Ivy League, Columbia Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Columbia University in New York City. It offers the J.D., LL.M., and J.S.D. degrees in...

), surpassed only by Yale
Yale Law School
Yale Law School, or YLS, is the law school of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Established in 1824, it offers the J.D., LL.M., J.S.D. and M.S.L. degrees in law. It also hosts visiting scholars, visiting researchers and a number of legal research centers...

, Harvard
Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is home to the largest academic law library in the world. The school is routinely ranked by the U.S...

, University of Chicago
University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller and incorporated in 1890...

 and Stanford
Stanford Law School
Stanford Law School is a graduate school at Stanford University located in the area known as the Silicon Valley, near Palo Alto, California in the United States. The Law School was established in 1893 when former President Benjamin Harrison joined the faculty as the first professor of law...

. In the 2011-2012 term, Virginia Law is tied with Yale
Yale Law School
Yale Law School, or YLS, is the law school of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Established in 1824, it offers the J.D., LL.M., J.S.D. and M.S.L. degrees in law. It also hosts visiting scholars, visiting researchers and a number of legal research centers...

 and Stanford
Stanford Law School
Stanford Law School is a graduate school at Stanford University located in the area known as the Silicon Valley, near Palo Alto, California in the United States. The Law School was established in 1893 when former President Benjamin Harrison joined the faculty as the first professor of law...

 for second in placement of alumni who will serve as law clerks on the United States Supreme Court, second only to Harvard
Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is home to the largest academic law library in the world. The school is routinely ranked by the U.S...

.

The Princeton Review ranked Virginia Law as 1st in "Best Quality of Life" among the nation's law schools, along with 2nd in "Best Classroom Experience," 4th in "Best Professors," 5th in "Hardest to Get Into," and 7th in "Best Career Prospects"

Virginia Law receives virtually no funding from public coffers except for in-state student tuition subsidies. Thus, the Law School depends upon the largesse of private donors, its substantial endowment and student tuition payments. In 1995-1997, the Law School used entirely donated funds to renovate and expand its buildings on the University's North Grounds to include the former facilities of the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is the graduate business school associated with the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Darden School is one of the world's leading business schools, offering MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs...

 which built a new campus several hundred yards away. The Law School's 51% alumni giving rate is among the highest of the nation's law schools.

Admissions


Virginia Law is among the most selective law schools in the nation with an overall acceptance rate of 10% in 2010. For the 2010-2011 entering class, the entering class had a median LSAT
Law School Admission Test
The Law School Admission Test is a half-day standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world. Administered by the Law School Admission Council for prospective law school candidates, the LSAT is designed to assess Reading Comprehension,...

 score of 170 and median GPA of 3.85. Over 8,500 applications were received for approximately 368 seats.

The Class of 2013 come from 42 states, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries, and attended 155 undergraduate institutions. The Class of 2013 also is the most ethnically diverse class on record: 29 percent identify themselves as minority students.

Student organizations


The Law School maintains an extensive roster of student organizations, including chapters of the Federalist Society
Federalist Society
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, most frequently called simply the Federalist Society, is an organization of conservatives seeking reform of the current American legal system in accordance with a textualist and/or originalist interpretation of the U.S. Constitution...

, the American Constitution Society
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is a progressive legal organization that promotes the U.S. Constitutional values of "individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, access to justice, democracy and the rule of law." The American Bar Association Journal described it as "the...

 and the St. Thomas More Society.

The Virginia Law Weekly
Virginia Law Weekly
Virginia Law Weekly is a weekly newspaper published by students at the University of Virginia School of Law each Friday of the school year, excluding breaks and exam periods. In 2006, 2007, and 2008 the Law Weekly was recognized as Best Law School Newspaper by the Law Student Division of the...

, the Law School's student-run weekly newspaper, has been published since 1948. The paper has been cited in several court cases including the U.S. Supreme Court case Patterson v. New York. In addition to its news content, the VLW also contains student-submitted content which often includes humor and creative pieces. The Law Weekly has won the American Bar Association's previous three "Best Newspaper Awards," in 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Each spring over a hundred students write, direct and perform in The Libel Show, a comedy and musical theatre production that was first organized in 1904. Its performers roast Law School professors, student stereotypes and life in Charlottesville throughout each of its three nightly showings. Professors write and sing their response to the students' jokes at the penultimate performance.

Law journals


The Law School is host to 10 academic journals, including the Virginia Law Review
Virginia Law Review
The Virginia Law Review is a law review edited and published entirely by students at University of Virginia School of Law. It was founded on March 15, 1913, and permanently organized later that year...

, one of the most cited law journals in the country:
  • Virginia Journal of International Law
    Virginia Journal of International Law
    The Virginia Journal of International Law is a law review that was established in 1959 at the University of Virginia School of Law. It is among the world's most influential international law journals, and its pieces have been cited by the Supreme Court of the United States, multiple U.S...

    , the oldest student edited international law journal in the country
  • Virginia Environmental Law Journal
  • Virginia Journal of Law & Technology
  • Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law
  • Virginia Law & Business Review
    Virginia Law & Business Review
    The Virginia Law & Business Review is a premier journal of business law scholarship that is published three times per year by students of the University of Virginia School of Law...

  • Virginia Law Review
    Virginia Law Review
    The Virginia Law Review is a law review edited and published entirely by students at University of Virginia School of Law. It was founded on March 15, 1913, and permanently organized later that year...

  • Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal
  • Virginia Tax Review Association
    Virginia Tax Review Association
    The Virginia Tax Review is one of the oldest student-run law journals at the University of Virginia, and the only journal to deal exclusively with tax and corporate topics. VTR publishes four times annually...

  • Virginia Journal of Criminal Law
  • Journal of Law and Politics
    Journal of Law and Politics
    The Journal of Law & Politics was founded in 1982 by students at the University of Virginia School of Law. Among the faculty advisers supporting the Journal were then-professor and current Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The journal publishes scholarly articles and essays from academic...


Academics


The Law School's curricular programs include the programs in Law & Business http://www.law.virginia.edu/business and Law and Public Service http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/publicserv/ps_program.htm, as well as programs in international law http://www.law.virginia.edu/international, legal and constitutional history http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/curricular/conlaw.htm, criminal law http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/curricular/criminal.htm, human rights http://www.law.virginia.edu/humanrights, race and law http://www.law.virginia.edu/race, environmental and land use law http://www.law.virginia.edu/environment, immigration law http://www.law.virginia.edu/immigration, intellectual property http://www.law.virginia.edu/ip, health law http://www.law.virginia.edu/health, law and humanities http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/curricular/humanities.htm, and animal law http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/animallaw.htm.

The Law School also has programs that help students build skills, such as the legal writing program http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/practical/legalwriting.htm, courses in professional ethics http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/practical/prof_responsibility.htm, trial advocacy and public speaking http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/practical/publicspeaking.htm, and other practical-skills courses http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/academics/practical/practicalcourses.htm.

Clinics


Among the more than 200 courses and seminars offered each year by the Law School, Virginia has 20 clinics:

Study abroad


Students may participate in six international exchange programs:
  • Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany
  • University of Melbourne in Australia
  • University of Auckland in New Zealand
  • University of Nottingham in England
  • Tel Aviv University Law School in Israel
  • Waseda University in Tokyo


In addition, the Law School offers rising third-year students the opportunity to obtain a dual degree from University Paris 1 Pantheon - Sorbonne Law School and Sciences Po/Paris. Students who successfully complete this program earn a French law diploma (entitling them to sit for the French bar exam) and a J.D. degree from Virginia.

Students also may spend one semester abroad through the student-initiated study abroad program or as an external studies project. Each year a one-credit course is offered in Paris through the January Term.

Institutes and centers


The Law School includes several internationally known special programs directed by faculty members who are respected in their fields and often called upon by private and governmental organizations worldwide for their expertise.

Notable alumni


Politics

  • George Allen (1977) - U.S. Congressman and Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

     and Governor of Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • George E. Allen, Sr.
    George E. Allen, Sr.
    George E. Allen, Sr. was a Virginia state senator from 1916 to 1920 and a trial attorney who, with his three sons, founded the law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen. He was born in Lunenburg County, Virginia and studied law at The University of Virginia...

     (1900) - Virginia State Senator
    State Senator
    A state senator is a member of a state's Senate, the upper house in the bicameral legislature of 49 U.S. states, or a legislator in Nebraska's one house State Legislature.There are typically fewer state senators than there are members of a state's lower house...

     and founder of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen
    Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen
    Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is a United States law firm based in Richmond, Virginia. Founded in 1910 in Lunenburg County, Virginia the firm now has 21 attorneys and more than 125 employees in 8 offices in Virginia. They have offices in Richmond, Chesterfield, Mechanicsville, Petersburg,...

  • James Lindsay Almond, Jr.
    James Lindsay Almond, Jr.
    James Lindsay Almond, Jr. was a United States federal judge and politician. He served as the 58th Governor of Virginia from 1958 until 1962.-Early life:...

     (1923, LL.B.) - Governor of Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

    ; Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    -Vacancies and pending nominations:-List of former judges:-Chief judges:Notwithstanding the foregoing, when the court was initially created, Congress had to resolve which chief judge of the predecessor courts would become the first chief judge...

  • Alben W. Barkley
    Alben W. Barkley
    Alben William Barkley was an American politician in the Democratic Party who served as the 35th Vice President of the United States , under President Harry S. Truman....

     (1900) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Kentucky
    Kentucky
    The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. As classified by the United States Census Bureau, Kentucky is a Southern state, more specifically in the East South Central region. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth...

    , U.S. Vice President
  • Evan Bayh
    Evan Bayh
    Birch Evans "Evan" Bayh III is a lawyer, advisor and former Democratic politician who served as the junior U.S. Senator from Indiana from 1999 to 2011. He earlier served as the 46th Governor of Indiana from 1989 to 1997. Bayh is a current Fox News contributor as of March 14, 2011.Bayh first held...

     (1981) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     and Governor of Indiana
    Indiana
    Indiana is a US state, admitted to the United States as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region. With 6,483,802 residents, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is...

  • Robert Bauer
    Robert Bauer
    Robert F. Bauer is an American attorney who previously served as White House Counsel under President of the United States Barack Obama.-Education:...

     (1976) - White House Counsel
    White House Counsel
    The White House Counsel is a staff appointee of the President of the United States.-Role:The Counsel's role is to advise the President on all legal issues concerning the President and the White House...

    , General Counsel of the Obama Campaign.
  • Kit Bond
    Kit Bond
    Christopher Samuel "Kit" Bond is a former United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party. First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he defeated Democrat Harriett Woods by a margin of 53%-47%. He was re-elected in 1992, 1998, and 2004...

     (1963) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     and Governor of Missouri
    Missouri
    Missouri is a US state located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. With a 2010 population of 5,988,927, Missouri is the 18th most populous state in the nation and the fifth most populous in the Midwest. It...

  • Bill Baroni
    Bill Baroni
    William E. "Bill" Baroni, Jr. is an American Republican Party politician and law professor who was named by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in February 2010 to serve as the Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the nation’s busiest airport...

     (1998) - Deputy Executive Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
    Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state port district, established in 1921 through an interstate compact, that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure, including the bridges, tunnels, airports, and seaports, within the Port of New York and New Jersey...

  • Rick Boucher
    Rick Boucher
    Frederick Carlyle "Rick" Boucher is the former U.S. Representative for , serving from 1983 until 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party.-Early life, education and career:...

     (1971) - U.S Congressman from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • Debra Bowen
    Debra Bowen
    Debra Lynn Bowen , a member of the Democratic Party, has been Secretary of State of California since January 8, 2007. Before that she was a member of the California State Legislature from 1992 to 2006. In March 2008, she was given the Profile in Courage Award by the John F. Kennedy Presidential...

     (1979) - Secretary of State of California
  • Alan Stephenson Boyd
    Alan Stephenson Boyd
    Alan Stephenson Boyd is an American attorney and transportation executive who led several large corporations and also served the U.S. Government in various transportation-related positions. He was the first United States Secretary of Transportation, appointed by Lyndon Johnson. Additionally, he...

     (1948) - U.S. Secretary of Transportation
    United States Secretary of Transportation
    The United States Secretary of Transportation is the head of the United States Department of Transportation, a member of the President's Cabinet, and fourteenth in the Presidential line of succession. The post was created with the formation of the Department of Transportation on October 15, 1966,...

  • John Brigeland (1987) - Director, USA Freedom Corps
    USA Freedom Corps
    The USA Freedom Corps was a White House office and fifth policy council within the Executive Office of the President of the United States under George W. Bush, who as President served as its chair...

  • Mortimer Caplin
    Mortimer Caplin
    Mortimer Maxwell Caplin is an American lawyer and educator and the founding member of Caplin & Drysdale . Born in New York City, he holds B.S...

     (1940) - former Commissioner, U.S. Internal Revenue Service
    Internal Revenue Service
    The Internal Revenue Service is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue...

  • Robin Carnahan
    Robin Carnahan
    Robin Carnahan is an American politician, daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan and the current Missouri Secretary of State. She is a member of the Democratic Party and was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2010, to replace retiring Republican Sen...

     (1986) - Missouri Secretary of State
  • John Cornyn
    John Cornyn
    John Cornyn, III is the junior United States Senator for Texas, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was elected Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee for the 111th U.S. Congress....

     (1995) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Texas
    Texas
    Texas is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state by area in the contiguous United States.The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in...

    , Attorney General of Texas
  • Tom Davis
    Thomas M. Davis
    Thomas Milburn "Tom" Davis III was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Virginia's 11th congressional district in Northern Virginia. Davis was considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by five-term incumbent and fellow Republican John...

     (1975) - U.S. Congressman
    United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

     from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • Frank M. Dixon
    Frank M. Dixon
    Frank Murray Dixon was an American Democratic politician who was the 40th Governor of Alabama from 1939 to 1943. Born in Oakland, California in 1892, he died in Birmingham, Alabama in 1965. His interment was located in Birmingham's Oak Hill Cemetery.Dixon took part in World War I and served as an...

     (1943) - Governor of Alabama
    Alabama
    Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama ranks 30th in total land area and ranks second in the size of its inland...

  • Tom Donilon (1985) - U.S. National Security Advisor
    National Security Advisor (United States)
    The Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor , serves as the chief advisor to the President of the United States on national security issues...

  • Fred Fielding (1964) - White House Counsel
    White House Counsel
    The White House Counsel is a staff appointee of the President of the United States.-Role:The Counsel's role is to advise the President on all legal issues concerning the President and the White House...

  • Randy Forbes
    Randy Forbes
    James Randy Forbes is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 2001. He is a member of the Republican Party.-Early life, education and career:...

     (1977) - U.S. Congressman
    United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

     from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • Luis Fortuño
    Luis Fortuño
    Luis Guillermo Fortuño Burset is the governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States of America. Fortuño is also the president of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico , a member of the Republican National Committee, and will be president of the Council of State...

     (1985) - Governor of Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico , officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico , is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.Puerto Rico comprises an...

  • Doug Gansler
    Doug Gansler
    Douglas F. "Doug" Gansler is a Maryland politician and Attorney General of Maryland. Gansler won the Democratic nomination in the primary election on September 12, 2006, and beat Republican Scott Rolle in the general election on November 7, 2006...

     (1989) - Attorney General of Maryland
    Attorney General of Maryland
    The Attorney General of Maryland is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland in the United States and is elected by the people every four years with no term limits...

  • Jim Gilmore
    Jim Gilmore
    James Stuart "Jim" Gilmore III is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia, former 68th Governor of Virginia, and a member of the Republican Party. A native Virginian, Gilmore studied at the University of Virginia, and then served in the U.S. Army as a counterintelligence agent...

     (1977) - Governor of Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • Virgil Goode
    Virgil Goode
    Virgil Hamlin Goode, Jr. , is an American politician, last serving as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented the 5th congressional district of Virginia from 1997 to 2009...

     (1973) - U.S. Congressman
    United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

     from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • William J. Howell
    William J. Howell
    William J. Howell is an American politician of the Republican Party. He is the current Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates...

     (1967) - Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates
  • Bob Inglis
    Bob Inglis
    Robert Durden "Bob" Inglis, Sr. is a former U.S. Representative for , serving from 1993 to 1999, and then again from 2005 until 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party...

     (1984) - U.S. Congressman
    United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

     from South Carolina
    South Carolina
    South Carolina is a state in the Deep South of the United States that borders Georgia to the south, North Carolina to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the Province of South Carolina was one of the 13 colonies that declared independence...

  • Kim Keenan (1987) - General Counsel, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, usually abbreviated as NAACP, is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909. Its mission is "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to...

  • Ted Kennedy
    Ted Kennedy
    Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. Serving almost 47 years, he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died and is the fourth-longest-serving senator in United States history...

     (1959) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Massachusetts
    Massachusetts
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010...

    , 1980 Democratic Presidential Candidate
  • Robert F. Kennedy
    Robert F. Kennedy
    Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy , also referred to by his initials RFK, was an American politician, a Democratic senator from New York, and a noted civil rights activist. An icon of modern American liberalism and member of the Kennedy family, he was a younger brother of President John F...

     (1951) - Attorney General of the United States, U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from New York
    New York
    New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the nation's third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east...

    , 1968 Democratic Presidential Candidate
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
    Robert Francis Kennedy, Jr. is an American radio host, activist, and attorney specializing in environmental law. He is the third of eleven children born to Ethel Skakel Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy and is the nephew of John F. Kennedy and Edward M. Kennedy...

     (1979) - Environmental activist; son of Robert F Kennedy and nephew of John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy , often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963....

     and Ted Kennedy
    Ted Kennedy
    Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. Serving almost 47 years, he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died and is the fourth-longest-serving senator in United States history...

  • Angus King
    Angus King
    Angus S. King, Jr. served two terms as the 72nd Governor of Maine from 1995 to 2003. Since 2004, King has been a distinguished lecturer at Bowdoin College teaching a course called "Leaders and Leadership"; in the fall of 2009, he also taught a similar course at Bates College...

     (1969) - Governor of Maine
    Maine
    Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, New Hampshire to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost...

  • Sheila Jackson-Lee (1975) - U.S. Congresswoman
    United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

     from Texas
    Texas
    Texas is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state by area in the contiguous United States.The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in...

  • Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
    Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
    Thurgood Marshall, Jr. is an American lawyer and son of the late Supreme Court of the United States Justice Thurgood Marshall.Thurgood Marshall Jr. worked in the Clinton White House and is currently a partner at the international law firm Bingham McCutchen, LLP and a principal at its lobbying...

     (1981) - Cabinet
    United States Cabinet
    The Cabinet of the United States is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States, which are generally the heads of the federal executive departments...

     Secretary under U.S. President Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Inaugurated at age 46, he was the third-youngest president. He took office at the end of the Cold War, and was the first president of the baby boomer generation...

  • Deborah Platt Majoras
    Deborah Platt Majoras
    Deborah Platt Majoras is the former chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, appointed May 11, 2004, by President George W. Bush and sworn in on August 16, 2004. President Bush had announced his intention to appoint her to the position on July 30, 2004...

     (1989) - Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission
    Federal Trade Commission
    The Federal Trade Commission is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act...

  • Robert Mueller
    Robert Mueller
    Robert Swan Mueller III is the 6th and current Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation .-Early life:...

     (1973) - Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Janet Napolitano
    Janet Napolitano
    Janet Napolitano is the third and current United States Secretary of Homeland Security, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She is the fourth person to hold the position, which was created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A member of the Democratic Party, she was the 21st...

     (1983) - U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Governor of Arizona
    Arizona
    Arizona ; is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the western United States and the mountain west. The capital and largest city is Phoenix...

  • Bill Nelson
    Bill Nelson
    Clarence William "Bill" Nelson is the senior United States Senator from the state of Florida and a member of the Democratic Party. He is a former U.S. Representative and former Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner of Florida...

     (1968) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Florida
    Florida
    Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

  • Matthew S. Peterson (1999) Chairman of Federal Election Commission
    Federal Election Commission
    The Federal Election Commission is an independent regulatory agency that was founded in 1975 by the United States Congress to regulate the campaign finance legislation in the United States. It was created in a provision of the 1975 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act...

  • W. Robert Pearson
    W. Robert Pearson
    W. Robert Pearson is a former Foreign Service Officer who served as United States Ambassador to Turkey and later as Director of Human Resources in the Foreign Service until his retirement in 2006...

     (1968) - U.S. Ambassador to Turkey
    Turkey
    Turkey , known officially as the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe...

  • Heather Podesta
    Heather Podesta
    Heather Podesta is an American lobbyist from Washington, D.C. She is sister-in-law to former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, and wife of lobbyist and art collector, Tony Podesta. She is the senior partner of the lobbying firm Heather Podesta + Partners...

     (1997) - American lobbyist
  • Trevor Potter (1982) - Chairman of Federal Election Commission
    Federal Election Commission
    The Federal Election Commission is an independent regulatory agency that was founded in 1975 by the United States Congress to regulate the campaign finance legislation in the United States. It was created in a provision of the 1975 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act...

  • Hugh D. Scott (1922) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania
    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state borders Delaware and Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, New York and Ontario, Canada, to the north, and New Jersey to...

    ; Minority Leader of the United States Senate
  • Joseph D. Selby
    Joseph D. Selby
    Joseph David Selby was a Cheyenne lawyer who served as municipal judge from 1978–1982 and as a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives from District 41 in Laramie County from 1995-1997....

     (1975) - former Wyoming legislator and attorney
  • Charles Robb (1973) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     and Governor of Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • Faryar Shirzad
    Faryar Shirzad
    Faryar Shirzad formerly served on the staff of the National Security Council at the White House from March 2003 through August 2006, first as a special assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs, and then as deputy assistant to the President and deputy national security advisor...

     - advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush
    George W. Bush
    George Walker Bush is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States, from 2001 to 2009. Before that, he was the 46th Governor of Texas, having served from 1995 to 2000....

  • Howard Worth Smith (1903) - U.S. Congressman
    United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

     from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • John C. Stennis
    John C. Stennis
    John Cornelius Stennis was a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years, becoming its most senior member by his retirement.- Early life :...

     (1927) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Mississippi
    Mississippi
    Mississippi is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi...

  • John V. Tunney
    John V. Tunney
    John Varick Tunney , is a former Democratic Party United States Senator and Representative.-Biography:He is the son of the famous heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney and Connecticut socialite Polly Lauder Tunney....

     (1959) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from California
    California
    California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

  • John Warner
    John Warner
    John William Warner, KBE is an American Republican politician who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972 to 1974 and as a five-term United States Senator from Virginia from January 2, 1979, to January 3, 2009...

     (1953) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

  • Lowell P. Weicker
    Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.
    Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr. is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut, and unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President in 1980...

     (1958) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     and Governor of Connecticut
    Connecticut
    Connecticut is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, and the state of New York to the west and the south .Connecticut is named for the Connecticut River, the major U.S. river that approximately...

  • Sheldon Whitehouse
    Sheldon Whitehouse
    Sheldon Whitehouse is the junior U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party...

     (1982) - U.S. Senator
    United States Senate
    The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

     from Rhode Island
    Rhode Island
    The state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, more commonly referred to as Rhode Island , is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest U.S. state by area...

  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921. A leader of the Progressive Movement, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913...

     (attended 1879) - President of the United States
    President of the United States
    The President of the United States of America is the head of state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces....

  • Frank Wisner
    Frank Wisner
    Frank Gardiner Wisner was head of Office of Strategic Services operations in southeastern Europe at the end of World War II, and the head of the Directorate of Plans of the Central Intelligence Agency during the 1950s....

     - Head of the Office of Strategic Services
    Office of Strategic Services
    The Office of Strategic Services was a United States intelligence agency formed during World War II. It was the wartime intelligence agency, and it was a predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency...

     and head of the Directorate of Plans of the CIA during the 1950s
  • Peter S. Vincent (1995) - Principal Legal Advisor, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Andy Vollmer
    Andy Vollmer
    Andrew Neill Vollmer is an American lawyer, currently a partner in the securities department at law firm WilmerHale. Prior to April 2009, he had been Deputy General Counsel for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and acting General Counsel...

     (1978) - Acting General Counsel, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
    United States Securities and Exchange Commission
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is a federal agency which holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets in the United States...


Law

  • G. Steven Agee
    G. Steven Agee
    George Steven Agee is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and a former Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia.- Background :...

     (1977) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • Carol Bagley Amon
    Carol Bagley Amon
    Carol Bagley Amon is the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.Amon was born in Richmond, Virginia. She received a B.S. from College of William and Mary in 1968, then a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law in 1971. She was a Staff attorney...

     (1971) - Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • John Antoon II
    John Antoon II
    John Antoon II is an American lawyer and judge.Antoon was born in 1946 in Bakersfield, California. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida Southern College in 1968, his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law in 1971, his M.S...

     (2001, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida serves the residents of thirty-five counties from eight courthouses....

  • Alice M. Batchelder
    Alice M. Batchelder
    Alice Moore Batchelder is an American attorney and jurist. She currently is chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was considered by President George W. Bush as a potential nominee for a U.S. Supreme Court seat that ultimately went to Justice Samuel Alito. Her...

     (1988) - Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Kentucky* Western District of Kentucky...

  • Lewis Thornton Babcock
    Lewis Thornton Babcock
    Lewis Thornton Babcock was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Colorado Court of Appeals. Abruzzo received a B.A. from the University of Denver in 1965 and a J.D. from University of Denver Law School in 1968, and was in private practice in...

     (1998, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the District of Colorado
    United States District Court for the District of Colorado
    The United States District Court for the District of Colorado is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Colorado. The United States Congress organized Colorado as a single judicial district on June 26, 1876, by 19 Stat. 61...

  • Peter Hill Beer
    Peter Hill Beer
    Peter Hill Beer is a United States federal judge.Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Beer was a Sergeant in the United States Army toward the end of World War II, from 1945 to 1946. He received a B.B.A. from Tulane University in 1949 and an LL.B. from Tulane Law School in 1952. He was a Captain in the...

     (1986, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is a federal trial court based in New Orleans. Like all U.S...

  • Carol A. Beier
    Carol A. Beier
    Carol A. Beier is a Kansas Supreme Court Justice appointed by Governor Kathleen Sebelius. She took office September 5, 2003 to replace retiring Justice Bob Abbott.-Personal life:...

     (2004, LL.M) - Judge, Kansas Supreme Court
    Kansas Supreme Court
    The Kansas Supreme Court is the highest judicial authority in the state of Kansas. Composed of seven justices, led by Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, the Court supervises the legal profession, administers over the judicial branch, and serves as the state court of last resort in the appeals...

  • Robert Benham (1990, LL.M) - Judge, Georgia Supreme Court
  • William Duane Benton
    William Duane Benton
    William Duane Benton is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.- Eighth Circuit nomination :...

     (1995, LL.M) - Judge United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Arkansas* Western District of Arkansas...

  • Robert R. Beezer
    Robert R. Beezer
    Robert Renaut Beezer is a United States federal judge.Born in Seattle, Washington, Beezer received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1951 and an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1956. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant from 1951 to 1953...

     (1956) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a U.S. federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* District of Alaska* District of Arizona...

  • Susan H. Black
    Susan H. Black
    Susan Harrell Black is an American lawyer and federal judge. She currently sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit....

     (1984) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Middle District of Alabama...

  • Mary Beck Briscoe
    Mary Beck Briscoe
    Mary Beck Briscoe is the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.- Early life and education :Briscoe was born in Council Grove, Kansas, and grew up on a farm near that community. She graduated from Dwight Rural High School in 1965 as her small class's valedictorian,...

     (1990, LL.M) - Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • John T. Broderick, Jr.
    John T. Broderick, Jr.
    John T. Broderick, Jr. is a former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He served as Associate Justice of the court from 1995 to 2004 and as its Chief Justice from 2004 to 2010. Broderick holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from the College of the...

     (1972) - Chief Justice, New Hampshire Supreme Court
    New Hampshire Supreme Court
    The New Hampshire Supreme Court is the supreme court of the U. S. state of New Hampshire and sole appellate court of the state. The Supreme Court is seated in the state capital, Concord. The Court is composed of a Chief Justice and four Associate Justices appointed by the Governor and Executive...

  • James O. Browning
    James O. Browning
    James Oren Browning is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.Browning was born in Levelland, Texas, and grew up mainly in New Mexico. He received a B.A. from Yale University in political science in 1978, graduating magna cum laude. While at Yale,...

     (1981) - Judge, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
    United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
    The United States District Court for the District of New Mexico is the federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the state of New Mexico...

  • Pasco Bowman II
    Pasco Bowman II
    Pasco Middleton Bowman II is a senior federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.A former Fulbright scholar, Bowman was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia and grew up in New Market and Timberville, Virginia. He graduated from New Market High School, and in 1955 received...

     (1979, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Arkansas* Western District of Arkansas...

  • Janice Rogers Brown
    Janice Rogers Brown
    Janice Rogers Brown is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She previously was an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, holding that post from May 2, 1996 until her appointment to the D.C. Circuit.President George W. Bush...

     (2004, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit known informally as the D.C. Circuit, is the federal appellate court for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Appeals from the D.C. Circuit, as with all the U.S. Courts of Appeals, are heard on a...

  • Albert Vickers Bryan
    Albert Vickers Bryan
    Albert Vickers Bryan was a United States federal judge, and the father of another federal judge, Albert Vickers Bryan, Jr..Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Bryan received an LL.B...

     (1921) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • John D. Butzner, Jr.
    John D. Butzner, Jr.
    John Decker Butzner, Jr. was a United States federal judge.Butzner was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and as a child, he began to become interested in the law when he visited his uncle Billy Butzner, a lawyer...

     (1941, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • Consuelo María Callahan
    Consuelo María Callahan
    Consuelo María Callahan is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.-Background:...

     (2004, LL.M) - Judge United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a U.S. federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* District of Alaska* District of Arizona...

  • Jack Tarpley Camp Jr.
    Jack Tarpley Camp Jr.
    Jack Tarpley Camp Jr. is a former United States federal judge who resigned from the bench in November 2010 after pleading guilty to drug related charges, including a felony count for giving a stripper cocaine even though he knew she was a convicted felon.-Early life and education:Born in Newnan,...

     (1973) - Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is a United States District Court which serves the residents of forty-six counties...

  • Ronald D. Castille
    Ronald D. Castille
    Ronald D. Castille is the Chief Justice of Pennsylvania. He was the District Attorney of the City of Philadelphia from 1986 until 1991 and is a member of the Republican Party...

     (1971) - Chief Justice, Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Robert J. Conrad
    Robert J. Conrad
    Robert James Conrad, Jr. is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina and a former nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to take the place of the retired James Dickson Phillips, Jr...

     (1983) - Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
    United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
    The United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina is a Federal district court which covers the western third of North Carolina....

  • Julian Abele Cook Jr.
    Julian Abele Cook Jr.
    Julian Abele Cook Jr. is a United States district judge.Born in Washington, D.C., Cook received a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in 1952 and was in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. He received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1957. He was a law clerk, Hon. Arthur...

     (1988, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction over of the eastern portion of the state of Michigan. The Court is based in Detroit, with courthouses also located in Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint, and Port Huron...

  • James L. Dennis
    James L. Dennis
    James L. Dennis is a United States federal judge currently serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. His chambers are in New Orleans, Louisiana....

     (1984) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Louisiana* Middle District of Louisiana...

  • Hardy Cross Dillard - Dean, UVa Law School; Judge, International Court of Justice
    International Court of Justice
    The International Court of Justice is the primary judicial organ of the United Nations. It is based in the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands...

  • Donal O'Donnell
    Donal O'Donnell
    Donal O'Donnell is a judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland since 2010.He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and was educated at St. Mary's Christian Brothers' Grammar School, Belfast, University College Dublin, King's Inns and the University of Virginia....

     (1983, LL.M) - Justice, Supreme Court of Ireland
  • Robert D. Durham
    Robert D. Durham
    Robert D. Durham is a current Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court. Previously Durham was a judge for the Oregon Court of Appeals and a lawyer in private practice.-Education:...

     (1998, LL.M) - Justice, Oregon Supreme Court
    Oregon Supreme Court
    The Oregon Supreme Court is the highest state court in the U.S. state of Oregon. The only court that may reverse or modify a decision of the Oregon Supreme Court is the Supreme Court of the United States. The OSC holds court at the Oregon Supreme Court Building in Salem, Oregon, near the capitol...

  • James Larry Edmondson
    James Larry Edmondson
    -Education and early career:Born in Jasper, Georgia, Edmondson received a B.A. from Emory University in 1968, a J.D. from the University of Georgia in 1971, and an M.L. in Judicial Process from the University of Virginia in 1990....

     (1990, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Middle District of Alabama...

  • Richard Alan Enslen
    Richard Alan Enslen
    Richard Alan Enslen is a United States District Court Judge assigned to the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division. His Courtroom is located in the Federal Building in Kalamazoo, Michigan....

     (1986, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
    United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
    The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction over of the western portion of the state of Michigan, including the entire Upper Peninsula....

  • Orinda D. Evans
    Orinda D. Evans
    Orinda Dale Evans is a United States federal judge.Born in Savannah, Georgia, Evans received an A.B. from Duke University in 1965 and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1968. She was in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia from 1968 to 1979...

     (1998, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is a United States District Court which serves the residents of forty-six counties...

  • Jerry Falwell Jr. (1987) - Chancellor, Liberty University
    Liberty University
    Liberty University is a private Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Liberty's annual enrollment is around 72,000 students, 12,000 of whom are residential students and 60,000+ studying through Liberty University Online...

  • John A. Field Jr.
    John A. Field Jr.
    John A. Field, Jr. was a United States federal judge.Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Field received an A.B. from Hampden-Sydney College in 1932 and an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1935. He was in private practice in Charleston from 1935 to 1943. He was in the United...

     (1935) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • Louise W. Flanagan
    Louise W. Flanagan
    Louise Wood Flanagan is a District Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. She joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W...

     (1988) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina is the United States District Court that serves the eastern 44 counties in North Carolina. Appeals from the Eastern District of North Carolina are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit The...

  • Paul C. Gartzke
    Paul C. Gartzke
    Paul Coulter Gartzke was a Presiding Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.Gartzke was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated from Shorewood High School in Shorewood, Wisconsin before attending Milwaukee State Teachers College, the University of Iowa, Harvard Law School and the University...

     (1992) - Presiding Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals
    Wisconsin Court of Appeals
    The Wisconsin Court of Appeals is the intermediate appellate court in the state of Wisconsin, above the Wisconsin Circuit Courts but below the Wisconsin Supreme Court...

  • Julia Smith Gibbons
    Julia Smith Gibbons
    Julia Smith Gibbons is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.- Background :...

     (1975) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Kentucky* Western District of Kentucky...

  • John A. Gibney, Jr.
    John A. Gibney, Jr.
    John Adrian Gibney, Jr. is an American lawyer and judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia...

     (1976) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is one of two United States district courts serving the Commonwealth of Virginia...

  • John Gleeson
    John Gleeson (judge)
    John Gleeson is a United States federal judge.Gleeson was born in Bronx, New York. He received a B.A. from Georgetown University in 1975, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1980. He was a law clerk for Boyce Martin on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth...

      (1980) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York is the federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the entirety of Long Island and Staten Island...

  • Thomas B. Griffith
    Thomas B. Griffith
    Thomas Beall Griffith is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Before his appointment to the bench he was Senate Legal Counsel, the chief legal officer of the United States Senate...

     (1985) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit known informally as the D.C. Circuit, is the federal appellate court for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Appeals from the D.C. Circuit, as with all the U.S. Courts of Appeals, are heard on a...

  • Michael Daly Hawkins
    Michael Daly Hawkins
    Michael Daly Hawkins serves as a senior judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and is resident in Phoenix, Arizona at the Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse.- Early life and education :...

     (1998, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a U.S. federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* District of Alaska* District of Arizona...

  • Virginia Hopkins (1977) - Judge United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the following counties: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Cullman, De Kalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar,...

  • Lynn Nettleton Hughes
    Lynn Nettleton Hughes
    Lynn Nettleton Hughes is a United States federal judge.Born in Houston, Texas, Hughes received a B.A. from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa in 1963 and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1966. He was in private practice in Houston, Texas from 1966 to 1979. He was a...

     (1992, LL.M) - Judge United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas is the Federal district court with jurisdiction over the southern part of Texas...

  • Willis Hunt
    Willis Hunt
    Willis B. Hunt, Jr. is a federal judge serving on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Nominated by President Bill Clinton on January 23, 1995 to replace Horace Ward, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 24, 1995, and received his commission on...

     (1990, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is a United States District Court which serves the residents of forty-six counties...

  • James Parker Jones
    James Parker Jones
    James Parker Jones is a United States federal judge who currently is the chief judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.- Early life and education :...

     (1965) - Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia is a United States district court.Appeals from the Western District of Virginia are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia (in...

  • Daniel Porter Jordan III
    Daniel Porter Jordan III
    Daniel Porter Jordan III is a United States federal judge.Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jordan received a B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1987 and a J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School in 1993. He was in private practice in Jackson, Mississippi from 1993 to 2006.On...

     (1993) - Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi is a federal court in the Fifth Circuit with facilities in Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Vicksburg, and Jackson....

  • Barbara Milano Keenan
    Barbara Milano Keenan
    Barbara Milano Keenan is a judge on United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and a former justice on the Supreme Court of Virginia.- Early life and education :...

     (1992, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • James Kinkeade (1998, LL.M.) - Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is a United States district court. Its first judge, Andrew Phelps McCormick, was appointed to the court on April 10, 1879. The court convenes in Dallas, Texas with divisions in Fort Worth, Amarillo, Abilene, Lubbock, San Angelo...

  • Cynthia D. Kinser
    Cynthia D. Kinser
    Cynthia D. Kinser is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia who was elected by the Virginia General Assembly to her first 12-year term in 1998 after being appointed by the governor to fill a vacancy in 1997. Justice Kinser was elected to a second 12-year term during the 2010 session...

     (1977) - Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia
    Supreme Court of Virginia
    The Supreme Court of Virginia is the highest court in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It primarily hears appeals from the trial-level city and county Circuit Courts, as well as the criminal law, family law and administrative law cases that go through the Court of Appeals of Virginia. It is one of...

  • Edwin Kneedler
    Edwin Kneedler
    - Early life and education :Kneedler attended North Penn High School; he graduated in 1963. Kneedler earned a bachelor's degree in economics in 1967 from Lehigh University. He then earned a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1974. From 1974 until 1975, he clerked for...

     (1975) - Deputy United States Solicitor General
    United States Solicitor General
    The United States Solicitor General is the person appointed to represent the federal government of the United States before the Supreme Court of the United States. The current Solicitor General, Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 6, 2011 and sworn in on June...

  • Benson Everett Legg
    Benson Everett Legg
    Benson Everett Legg is a United States federal judge.Legg was born in Baltimore, Maryland. After receiving his education at the preparatory school Gilman School in Baltimore, graduating in the class of 1966, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University in 1970...

     (1973) - Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Peter K. Leisure
    Peter K. Leisure
    Peter Keeton Leisure is a United States federal judge.Born in New York, New York, Leisure received a B.A. from Yale University in 1952 and attended Columbia Law School, but was in the United States Army Lieutenant, Artillery from 1953 to 1955. He received an LL.B. from the University of Virginia...

     (1958) Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York is a federal district court. Appeals from the Southern District of New York are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (in case...

  • Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.
    Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.
    Stephen Nathaniel Limbaugh, Jr. is currently a Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, having been confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 10, 2008. From 1992 to 2008, he served as a Judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri.He was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and is...

     (1998, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is a trial level federal district court based in St. Louis, Missouri, with jurisdiction over fifty counties in the eastern half of Missouri. The court is one of ninety-four district-level courts which make up the first tier of...

  • Kermit Lipez
    Kermit Lipez
    Kermit Victor Lipez is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is the only active judge from Maine currently serving on that court.-Judicial service:...

     (1990, LL.M.) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* District of Maine* District of Massachusetts...

  • J. Michael Luttig
    J. Michael Luttig
    J. Michael Luttig is an American lawyer and a former federal appellate court judge.-Education and early work:Born in Tyler, Texas, Luttig graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1976. He then attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree in...

     (1981) - former Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

     and current senior vice president and general counsel at Boeing Co.
    Boeing
    The Boeing Company is an American multinational aerospace and defense corporation, founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing has expanded over the years, merging with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Boeing Corporate headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois since 2001...

  • James Clark McReynolds
    James Clark McReynolds
    James Clark McReynolds was an American lawyer and judge who served as United States Attorney General under President Woodrow Wilson and as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court...

     (1884) - former Justice, United States Supreme Court
  • Blanche M. Manning
    Blanche M. Manning
    Blanche M. Manning is a United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.-Early life and education:...

     (1992, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is the trial-level court with jurisdiction over the northern counties of Illinois....

  • Boyce F. Martin, Jr.
    Boyce F. Martin, Jr.
    Boyce Ficklen Martin Jr. is the most senior active judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Appointed by President Carter in 1979, Martin has served as Chief Judge of the circuit and has written more than 1100 opinions during his tenure...

     (1963, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Kentucky* Western District of Kentucky...

  • Donald M. Middlebrooks
    Donald M. Middlebrooks
    Donald M. Middlebrooks .Middlebrooks is currently a judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He was in Private Practice from 1973–1974, and served as General Counsel to the Governor of Florida from 1974 - 1977...

     (2004, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is the federal United States district court with jurisdiction over the southern part of the state of Florida....

  • Richard Henry Mills
    Richard Henry Mills
    Richard Henry Mills is a senior United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois....

     (1982, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
    United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
    The U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois serves the residents of forty-six counties from its four courthouses...

  • Paul Redmond Michel
    Paul Redmond Michel
    Paul Redmond Michel was an American federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1988 until 2010, and served as its chief judge from 2004 until his retirement....

     (1966) - Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    -Vacancies and pending nominations:-List of former judges:-Chief judges:Notwithstanding the foregoing, when the court was initially created, Congress had to resolve which chief judge of the predecessor courts would become the first chief judge...

  • Norman K. Moon
    Norman K. Moon
    Norman K. Moon is a United States federal judge.Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, Moon received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1959 and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1962. He was in private practice in Lynchburg, Virginia from 1962 to 1974. He was a judge on the...

     (1988, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia is a United States district court.Appeals from the Western District of Virginia are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia (in...

  • John T. Morton
    John T. Morton
    John T. Morton is the director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the United States. The position makes him "the chief enforcer of US immigration policy" at "the second largest investigative agency in the federal government, with more than 20,000 employees and an annual budget of more than...

     (1994) - Assistant Secretary, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Diana Gribbon Motz
    Diana Gribbon Motz
    Diana Jane Gribbon Motz is a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.- Early life and education :...

     (1968) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • J. Frederick Motz
    J. Frederick Motz
    J. Frederick Motz is a United States federal judge.Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Motz received an A.B. from Wesleyan University in 1964 and an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1967. He was a law clerk, Hon. Harrison L. Winter, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit from 1967 to...

     (1967) - Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland
    United States District Court for the District of Maryland
    The United States District Court for the District of Maryland is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Maryland....

  • William Theodore Moore Jr.
    William Theodore Moore Jr.
    William Theodore Moore Jr. is a United States federal judge.Born in Bainbridge, Georgia, Moore received an A.A. from Georgia Military College in 1960 and an LL.B. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1964. He was in private practice in Savannah, Georgia from 1964 to 1977. He was the...

     (2001, LL.M)- Judge United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia is a United States District Court which serves the residents of thirty-four counties in Georgia through six divisions....

  • Alan Eugene Norris
    Alan Eugene Norris
    Alan Eugene Norris is a United States federal judge.Born in Columbus, Ohio, Norris received a B.A. from Otterbein College in 1957, an LL.B. from New York University School of Law in 1960, and an LL.M. from University of Virginia School of Law in 1986. He was a law clerk to Kingsley A. Taft of the...

     (1986) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Kentucky* Western District of Kentucky...

  • Diarmuid O'Scannlain (1992, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a U.S. federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* District of Alaska* District of Arizona...

  • Stanley Forman Reed
    Stanley Forman Reed
    Stanley Forman Reed was a noted American attorney who served as United States Solicitor General from 1935 to 1938 and as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1938 to 1957. He was the last Supreme Court Justice who did not graduate from law school Stanley Forman Reed (December 31,...

     (1908) - former Justice, United States Supreme Court
  • Carlton W. Reeves
    Carlton W. Reeves
    Carlton Wayne Reeves is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. He was previously an attorney in Jackson, Mississippi.-Early life and education:...

     (1989) - Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi is a federal court in the Fifth Circuit with facilities in Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Vicksburg, and Jackson....

  • Kenneth Francis Ripple
    Kenneth Francis Ripple
    Kenneth Francis Ripple is a Senior Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He received an A.B...

     (1968) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the courts in the following districts:* Central District of Illinois* Northern District of Illinois...

  • Judith Ann Wilson Rogers
    Judith Ann Wilson Rogers
    Judith Ann Wilson Rogers is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton to replace current Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. She joined the circuit in 1994.She received an A.B. from Radcliffe College in 1961,...

     (1988, LL.M) Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit known informally as the D.C. Circuit, is the federal appellate court for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Appeals from the D.C. Circuit, as with all the U.S. Courts of Appeals, are heard on a...

  • John Roll (1990, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the District of Arizona
    United States District Court for the District of Arizona
    The United States District Court for the District of Arizona is the federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Arizona. Court is held in the cities of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, and Prescott. The district was created on June 20, 1910, by 36 Stat. 557...

  • Robert D. Rucker
    Robert D. Rucker
    Robert D. Rucker is the 105th justice appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court.Born in Canton, Georgia, Rucker grew up in Gary, Indiana, and is a veteran of the Vietnam War....

     (1998, LL.M) - Judge, Indiana Supreme Court
  • Michael H. Schneider, Sr.
    Michael H. Schneider, Sr.
    Michael Haygood Schneider, Sr. is a United States federal judge.Born in San Antonio, Texas, Schneider received an A.A. from Lon Morris College in 1963, a B.S. from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1965, a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1970, and an LL.M. from the University...

     (2001, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is the Federal district court with jurisdiction over the eastern part of Texas and is a part of the Fifth Circuit. The court's headquarters are in Tyler, Texas and has five subdivision offices in Beaumont, Lufkin, Marshall,...

  • Leah Ward Sears
    Leah Ward Sears
    Leah Ward Sears is an American jurist and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Sears was the first African-American female Chief Justice in the United States...

     (1995, LL.M) - Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
  • G. Kendall Sharp
    G. Kendall Sharp
    George Kendall Sharp is an American lawyer and federal judge.Sharp was born in 1934 in Chicago. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1957. Sharp entered the Naval Reserve in 1957, and served on active duty from 1957 to 1960. He retired in 1988 with the rank of captain....

     (1963) - Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida serves the residents of thirty-five counties from eight courthouses....

  • Randall Terry Shepard (1995 LL.M) - Chief Justice, Indiana Supreme Court
  • Walter King Stapleton
    Walter King Stapleton
    Walter King Stapleton is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He assumed senior status on June 2, 1999....

     (1984, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts for the following districts:* District of Delaware* District of New Jersey...

  • W. Taylor Reveley, III (1968) - President, The College of William and Mary, former dean and law professor at William & Mary Law School
  • Arthur J. Schwab
    Arthur J. Schwab
    -Early life, education, and career:Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Schwab received an A.B. from Grove City College, Pennsylvania in 1968 and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1972. He was in the U.S. National Guard from 1968 to 1978, and was a law clerk in a Pennsylvania...

     (1972) - Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania sits in Pittsburgh, Erie, and Johnstown, Pennsylvania. It is composed of ten judges as authorized by federal law. The Honorable Judge Gary L. Lancaster is currently Chief Judge of the Western Pennsylvania District...

  • Edward Samuel Smith
    Edward Samuel Smith
    Edward Samuel Smith was a United States federal judge.Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Smith received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1941 and served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve during World War II, from 1941 to 1946. He received a J.D...

     (1947) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    -Vacancies and pending nominations:-List of former judges:-Chief judges:Notwithstanding the foregoing, when the court was initially created, Congress had to resolve which chief judge of the predecessor courts would become the first chief judge...

  • William Lloyd Standish
    William Lloyd Standish
    William Lloyd Standish is a United States federal judge.Standish was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1953. He received an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1956. He was in private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1980...

     (1956) - Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania sits in Pittsburgh, Erie, and Johnstown, Pennsylvania. It is composed of ten judges as authorized by federal law. The Honorable Judge Gary L. Lancaster is currently Chief Judge of the Western Pennsylvania District...

  • Murray Merle Schwartz
    Murray Merle Schwartz
    Murray Merle Schwartz is a United States federal judge.Born in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Schwartz received a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business in 1952 and an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1955. He received an LL.M. from the University of...

     (1982, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the District of Delaware
    United States District Court for the District of Delaware
    The United States District Court for the District of Delaware is the Federal district court having jurisdiction over the entire state of Delaware. The Court sits in Wilmington...

  • Randall Terry Shepard (1995, LL.M) - Chief Justice, Indiana Supreme Court
  • Louis L. Stanton
    Louis L. Stanton
    Louis Lee Stanton is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.Stanton received a B.A. from Yale University in 1950, a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1955, and an LL.B from University of Virginia School of Law in 1955...

     (1955) - Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York is a federal district court. Appeals from the Southern District of New York are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (in case...

  • Myron T. Steele (1970) - Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court
    Delaware Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court of Delaware is the sole appellate court in the United States' state of Delaware. Because Delaware is a popular haven for corporations, the Court has developed a worldwide reputation as a respected source of corporate law decisions, particularly in the area of mergers and...

  • Chester J. Straub
    Chester J. Straub
    Chester John Straub is a Senior Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit headquartered in New York City.-Life:...

     (1961) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is one of the thirteen United States Courts of Appeals...

  • Richard Barclay Surrick
    Richard Barclay Surrick
    Richard Barclay Surrick is a United States federal judge.Born in Media, Pennsylvania, Surrick received a B.A. from Dickinson College in 1960, and a J.D. from Dickinson College in 1965. He was in private practice in Pennsylvania from 1965 to 1977. He was a chief of the appellate division in the...

     (1982, LL.M) - Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is one of the original 13 federal judiciary districts created by the Judiciary Act of 1789...

  • Juan R. Torruella
    Juan R. Torruella
    Juan R. Torruella is a Puerto Rican jurist, who currently serves as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is the first and to date only Hispanic to serve in that court.-Education:...

     (1984, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* District of Maine* District of Massachusetts...

  • Stephanie Tsacoumis (1981) - General Counsel, Georgetown University
    Georgetown University
    Georgetown University is a private, Jesuit, research university whose main campus is in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Catholic university in the United States...

  • Paul R. Verkuil
    Paul R. Verkuil
    Paul Robert Verkuil is an attorney, former dean of the Tulane University Law School, former president of the College of William and Mary, and former dean of Cardozo School of Law. He has also served as the CEO of the American Automobile Association from 1992 to 1995. He is currently on the...

     (1967) - Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States
    Administrative Conference of the United States
    The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent agency of the United States government established by the Administrative Conference Act of 1964. It is also considered to be a federal advisory committee...

    ; former President of College of William & Mary and former Dean of Cardozo Law School
  • James B. Whitfield
    James B. Whitfield
    James Bryan Whitfield was a Florida lawyer, State Treasurer, Attorney General, and long-time Justice of the Florida Supreme Court....

     (1886) - State Attorney General, Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida
  • Michael J. Wilkins
    Michael J. Wilkins
    Michael J. Wilkins is an American lawyer and judge. He is a retired Justice of the Utah Supreme Court and current chairman of the Utah Independent Ethics Commission.-Education:B.S., University of Utah, 1975...

     (1901, LL.M) - Associate Chief Justice, Utah Supreme Court
    Utah Supreme Court
    The Utah Supreme Court is the supreme court of the state of Utah, USA. It has final authority of interpretation of the Utah Constitution. The Utah Supreme Court is composed of five members: a chief justice, an associate chief justice, and three justices. All justices are appointed by the governor...

  • J. Harvie Wilkinson
    James Harvie Wilkinson III
    James Harvie Wilkinson III is a federal judge serving on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. His name has been raised at several junctures in the past as a possible nominee to the United States Supreme Court.-Early life and career:...

     (1972) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • Glen Morgan Williams
    Glen Morgan Williams
    Glen Morgan Williams is a United States federal judge.Born in Jonesville, Virginia, Williams received an A.B. from Milligan College in 1940, and was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy during World War II, from 1942 to 1946. He received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in...

     (1948) - Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia is a United States district court.Appeals from the Western District of Virginia are taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia (in...

  • Victor J. Wolski (1991) - Judge, United States Court of Federal Claims
    United States Court of Federal Claims
    The United States Court of Federal Claims is a United States federal court that hears monetary claims against the U.S. government. The court is established pursuant to Congress's authority under Article One of the United States Constitution...

  • James Andrew Wynn (1995, LL.M) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:*District of Maryland*Eastern District of North Carolina...

  • Eugene E. Siler, Jr. (1963, LL.B.) - Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:* Eastern District of Kentucky* Western District of Kentucky...


Media

  • Louis Auchincloss
    Louis Auchincloss
    Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a prolific novelist who parlayed his firsthand knowledge into dozens of finely wrought books exploring the private lives of America's East Coast patrician class...

     (1941) - Novelist
  • David Baldacci
    David Baldacci
    David Baldacci is a bestselling American novelist.-Biography:Baldacci received a B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and a law degree from the University of Virginia. As a student, Baldacci wrote short stories in his spare time, and later practiced law for nine years near Washington, D.C....

     (1986) - Novelist
  • Linda Fairstein
    Linda Fairstein
    Linda Fairstein is an American feminist author and former prosecutor focusing on crimes of violence against women and children. She served as head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office from 1976 until 2002 and is the author of a series of novels featuring Manhattan...

     (1972) - Novelist
  • Emily Giffin
    Emily Giffin
    Emily Giffin is an American author of several novels commonly categorized as chick lit.- Early life :Emily Giffin was born in Baltimore, Maryland on March 20, 1972. She attended high school in Naperville, Illinois , where she was a member of a creative writing club and served as editor-in-chief...

     (1997) - Novelist
  • Lee Habeeb
    Lee Habeeb
    Lee Habeeb is one of America's leading conservative talk radio producers.He was the co-creator and Executive Producer of The Laura Ingraham Show which cracked the Talkers Magazine Top 5 in America in five years, becoming the #1 show in its daily time slot 9:00 am–noon ET...

     (1991) - Conservative talk radio producer
  • Laura Ingraham
    Laura Ingraham
    Laura Anne Ingraham is an American radio host, author, and conservative political commentator. Her nationally syndicated talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, airs throughout the United States on Talk Radio Network...

     (1991) - Radio talk-show host
  • N. Scott Momaday
    N. Scott Momaday
    Navarre Scott Momaday is a Kiowa-Cherokee Pulitzer Prize-winning writer from Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona.-Background:...

     (1959) - Novelist and Pulitzer Prize
    Pulitzer Prize
    The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. It was established by American publisher Joseph Pulitzer and is administered by Columbia University in New York City...

     recipient
  • Andrew Scheinman
    Andrew Scheinman
    Andrew Scheinman is a film and television producer, as well as a film director and screenwriter. Before he got his start in entertainment, he worked as a tennis pro, as well as earning a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1973...

     (1973) - Movie producer
  • Will Shortz
    Will Shortz
    Will Shortz is an American puzzle creator and editor, and currently the crossword puzzle editor for The New York Times.-Early life and education:...

     (1977) - Crossword Editor, New York Times
  • Evan Thomas
    Evan Thomas
    Evan Welling Thomas III is an American journalist and author. He currently teaches journalism at Princeton University.-Life and career:Thomas was born in Huntington, New York and was raised in Cold Spring Harbor, New York...

     (1977) - Editor, Newsweek
    Newsweek
    Newsweek is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City. It is distributed throughout the United States and internationally. It is the second-largest news weekly magazine in the U.S., having trailed Time in circulation and advertising revenue for most of its existence...


Business

  • Walter Bardenweper (1976) - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Towers Watson
    Towers Watson
    Towers Watson is a global consulting firm. Its principal lines of business are risk management and human resource consulting. It also has strong actuarial, investment consulting, and reinsurance brokerage practices. The Towers Watson corporate offices are in New York, New York.Towers Watson was...

  • Karl Dahlen (1987) - Vice President and General Counsel, Lands' End
    Lands' End
    Lands' End is a clothing retailer based in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, that specializes in casual clothing, luggage, and home furnishings. The majority of Lands' End's business is conducted through mail order and Internet sales, but the company also runs more than a dozen retail operations, primarily in...

  • Donald Dell
    Donald Dell
    Donald Dell is an attorney and was a professional tennis player, U.S. Davis Cup captain, and administrator. Dell was one of the first professional sports agents, having represented professional tennis players Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors, and Ivan Lendl during pro tennis' golden age...

     (1964) - Founder of ProServ
  • Tim Finchem
    Tim Finchem
    Timothy W. Finchem is the current Commissioner of golf's PGA Tour.Finchem was born in Ottawa, Illinois. He took the position on June 1, 1994 succeeding Deane Beman, who retired after nearly 20 years in the post...

     (1973) - Commissioner and CEO, PGA TOUR
    PGA Tour
    The PGA Tour is the organizer of the main men's professional golf tours in the United States and North America...

  • Jeffrey W. Ferguson (1991) - Managing Director and General Counsel, The Carlyle Group
  • Robert Gordon (1976) - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Safeway Inc.
    Safeway Inc.
    Safeway Inc. , a Fortune 500 company, is North America's second largest supermarket chain after The Kroger Co., with, as of December 2010, 1,694 stores located throughout the western and central United States and western Canada. It also operates some stores in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Eastern...

  • Patricia R. Hatler (1980) - General Counsel, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
    Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
    Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company & Affiliated Companies is a group of large U.S. insurance and financial services companies based in Columbus...

  • David A. Hyman - General Counsel, Netflix
    Netflix
    Netflix, Inc., is an American provider of on-demand internet streaming media in the United States, Canada, and Latin America and flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States. The company was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California...

  • Jules Kaufman - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Coty, Inc.
    Coty, Inc.
    Coty, Inc. is the world's largest fragrance company, founded in 1904. It is also a beauty products manufacturer whose main businesses are fragrances , followed by color cosmetics , toiletries and skin care...

  • Bowie Kuhn
    Bowie Kuhn
    Bowie Kent Kuhn was an American lawyer and sports administrator who served as the fifth Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, , to September 30,...

     (1950) - Former Major League Baseball
    Major League Baseball
    Major League Baseball is the highest level of professional baseball in the United States and Canada, consisting of teams that play in the National League and the American League...

     Commissioner
  • Edward Kelly (1981) - Chairman of Global Banking, CitiGroup
    Citigroup
    Citigroup Inc. or Citi is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Citigroup was formed from one of the world's largest mergers in history by combining the banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate...

  • Deborah Platt Majoras
    Deborah Platt Majoras
    Deborah Platt Majoras is the former chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, appointed May 11, 2004, by President George W. Bush and sworn in on August 16, 2004. President Bush had announced his intention to appoint her to the position on July 30, 2004...

     (1989) - Vice President and General Counsel, Procter & Gamble
    Procter & Gamble
    Procter & Gamble is a Fortune 500 American multinational corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and manufactures a wide range of consumer goods....

  • Ted Mathas (1992) - Chairman, President, and CEO, New York Life Insurance Company
    New York Life Insurance Company
    The New York Life Insurance Company is one of the largest mutual life-insurance companies in the United States, and one of the largest life insurers in the world, with about $287 billion in total assets under management, and more than $15 billion in surplus and AVR...

  • Byron Marchant (1987) - General Counsel, Black Entertainment Television
    Black Entertainment Television
    Black Entertainment Television is an American, Viacom-owned cable network based in Washington, D.C.. Currently viewed in more than 90 million homes worldwide, it is the most prominent television network targeting young Black-American audiences. The network was launched on January 25, 1980, by its...

  • Steve Newmark (1996) - President, Roush Fenway Racing
  • R. Hewitt Pate (1987) - General Counsel, Chevron Corporation
    Chevron Corporation
    Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation headquartered in San Ramon, California, United States and active in more than 180 countries. It is engaged in every aspect of the oil, gas, and geothermal energy industries, including exploration and production; refining,...

  • Jonathan Perkel (1992) - General Counsel, Travelocity
    Travelocity
    Travelocity is an online travel agency and wholly owned subsidiary of Sabre Holdings Corporation, which was a publicly traded company until taken private by Silver Lake Partners and Texas Pacific Group in March 2007...

  • Charlie Rappold (1977) - Vice Chairman and COO, ConvergEx Group
  • James A. Rubright (1972) - Chairman and CEO, RockTenn Company
  • Kathryn Mary Sheehan (1996) - Senior Corporate Counsel, Amazon.com
    Amazon.com
    Amazon.com, Inc. is a multinational electronic commerce company headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon has separate websites for the following countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and...

  • Louise Sams (1985) - Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Tom Sidman (1979) - Former General Counsel, Nextel
  • Michael Slive
    Michael Slive
    Michael Lawrence "Mike" Slive is an American attorney and college sports executive. Slive is the current commissioner of the Southeastern Conference , a college athletics association. As part of his role as the SEC Commissioner, he served as the coordinator of the Bowl Championship Series for the...

     (1965) - Current commissioner of the Southeastern Conference
    Southeastern Conference
    The Southeastern Conference is an American college athletic conference that operates in the southeastern part of the United States. It is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama...

     (SEC), and formerly the first commissioner of both Conference USA
    Conference USA
    Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States. The conference participates in the NCAA's Division I in all sports...

     and Great Midwest Conference
    Great Midwest Conference
    The Great Midwest Conference was an NCAA Division I athletics conference which existed from 1991 to 1995.It was formed in 1990 with six members--Cincinnati and Memphis State from the Metro Conference; UAB from the Sun Belt Conference; Marquette and Saint Louis from the Midwestern Collegiate...

  • DeMaurice Smith
    DeMaurice Smith
    DeMaurice "D" Smith is the Executive Director of the National Football League Players' Association . Smith was elected unanimously by a board of active player representatives on March 16, 2009.- Career :...

     (1989) - Executive Director, National Football League Players' Association
    National Football League Players' Association
    The National Football League Players Association, or NFLPA, is the labor organization for the professional football players in the National Football League . It has been at times a professional association, as well as a labor union...

  • Marschall I. Smith (1973) - General Counsel, 3M Company
  • Spencer J. Weiss (1984) - General Counsel, Fluor Corp.
  • Michael C. Wholley
    Michael C. Wholley
    Michael C. Wholley is the current General Counsel for NASA and a retired United States Marine Corps brigadier general.-Early life and education:...

     (1977) - General Counsel, NASA
    NASA
    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research...

  • Matt Winter (1991) - President and C.E.O., Allstate Financial
    Allstate
    The Allstate Corporation is the second-largest personal lines insurer in the United States and the largest that is publicly held. The company also has personal lines insurance operations in Canada. Allstate was founded in 1931 as part of Sears, Roebuck and Co., and was spun off in 1993...

  • Bob Wright (1968) - Former Chairman and CEO of NBC
    NBC
    The National Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcasting television network and former radio network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's Rockefeller Center with additional major offices near Los Angeles and in Chicago...

  • Bob Zack - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Oppenheimer Holdings
    Oppenheimer Holdings
    Oppenheimer Holdings is an investment bank and full-service investment firm offering investment banking, financial advisory services, capital markets services, asset management, wealth management, and related products and services worldwide...


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