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List of famous female attorneys, featuring bios and photos when available. This female attorney at laws list contains the most prominent and top females known for being attorney at laws. You might also be interested in celebrities who went to law school and athletes who have law degrees. The female attorneys of note are listed by their level of prominence, and you can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousand of females working as attorneys in the world, but this list highlights only the notable ones.

Women lawyers and attorneys on this list include Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren.

While this isn't a list of all female attorney at laws, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female attorneys in the world?" and "Who are the best female attorneys?"

The most notable female attorneys in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading female attorney at laws. If you want to share these historic female attorney at laws you can use one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 

Elizabeth Edwards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Mary Elizabeth Anania Edwards was an American attorney, a best-selling author and a health care activist. She was married to John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 United States Democratic vice-presidential nominee. Edwards lived a private life until her husband's ...more

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Age: Died at 61 (1949-2010)

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

Profession: Author, Lawyer

Schools: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Mary Washington

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Gloria Allred is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Gloria Rachel Allred is an American civil rights lawyer who is noted for taking high-profile and often controversial cases; she has been particularly involved with cases involving the protection of women's rights. The New Republic has called her "a longtime master of the press conference." ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Profession: Actor, Attorney at law, Lawyer

Schools: University of Pennsylvania, Loyola Law School, New York University

Credits: Rat Race, Piers Morgan Live, On the Edge, We the People with Gloria Allred

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Caroline Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is an American author, attorney, and the current United States Ambassador to Japan. She is a prominent member of the Kennedy family and the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. She is a niece of Senators Robert F. ...more

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Age: 59

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Spokesperson, Editor, Politician, Author Writer, + more

Schools: Columbia Law School, Harvard College, Radcliffe College, Harvard University Concord Academy

Credits: American Ballet Theatre in Swan Lake

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Kristine Lefebvre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Kristine Leigh Lefebvre is a lawyer, and was a contestant on NBC's reality show The Apprentice who made it into the final group of six contestants before being fired. The credentials which garnered Lefebvre a spot on the show include her education and career as an attorney. Her undergraduate degree ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

Profession: Businessperson, Lawyer

Schools: Metropolitan State College of Denver, Nova Southeastern University

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Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American attorney, politician and member of the Democratic Party. As the wife of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, she was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She then represented New York in the United States Senate from 2001 to ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Politician, Diplomat, Official Author, + more

Schools: Maine East High School, Wellesley College, Yale University, Maine South High School Yale Law School

Credits: The Visible Vote '08- A Presidential Forum, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, The War Room, First in the South Democratic Candidates Forum on MSNBC

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#11 on The Best 2016 Presidential Candidates

#17 on 2016 Candidates Who Are the Best at Debating

#97 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#1 on 2016 Politicians Who Are Best at Evading Questions

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Kay Hagan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Janet Kay Ruthven Hagan is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from North Carolina from 2009 to 2015. Previously she served in the North Carolina Senate from 1999 to 2009. She is a member of the Democratic Party. When Hagan defeated Republican incumbent Elizabeth Dole in the ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Shelby, United States of America, United States, with Territories Cleveland County, + more

Profession: Lawyer

Schools: Wake Forest University, Florida State University

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Barbara Jordan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Barbara Charline Jordan was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, the first southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives, and the first African-American ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1936-1996)

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

Schools: Boston University, Wheatley High School, Texas Southern University

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Marcia Clark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Marcia Rachel Clark is an American prosecutor, author, and television correspondent who gained fame as the head prosecutor in the O. J. Simpson murder case. ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Profession: Prosecutor, Lawyer

Schools: University of California, Los Angeles, Susan E. Wagner High School, Southwestern University School of Law

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