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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Yale Law School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Yale Law School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Yale Law School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Yale Law School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Yale Law School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Yale Law School.

Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Yale Law School?” and “Which celebrities are Yale Law School alumni?”

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Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Bill Clinton Statesman, Politician, Author

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Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Hillary Clinton Spokesperson, Politician, Diplomat

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Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Yul Kwon Businessperson, Actor, Lawyer

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Ben Stein Commentator, Financial adviser, Author

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Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Cory Booker Politician, Lawyer

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Pat Robertson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Pat Robertson Businessperson, Environmentalist, Entrepreneur

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Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Gerald Ford Politician, American football player, Lawyer

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John Yoo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
John Yoo Professor, Author, Law professor

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Gary Hart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Gary Hart Commentator, Politician, Novelist

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Charles A. Reich is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Paul Tsongas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Paul Tsongas Politician

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George B. Selden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
George B. Selden Businessperson, Inventor, Lawyer

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Lawrence Lessig is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Lawrence Lessig Professor, Author, Political Activist

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John Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
John Lindsay Politician, Lawyer

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Sargent Shriver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Sargent Shriver Politician, Soldier, Pro-life activist

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Allard K. Lowenstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Brien McMahon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Brien McMahon Politician, Lawyer

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Sonia Sotomayor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Sonia Sotomayor Editor, Judge, Jurist

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Kenji Yoshino is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Kenji Yoshino Educator, Jurist, Writer

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Jamie Pedersen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Jamie Pedersen Politician, Lawyer

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Charles Whitebread is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Robert Reich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Robert Reich Commentator, Politician, Professor

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Eleanor Holmes Norton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Jerry Brown Politician, Lawyer

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David Wu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
David Wu Politician, Lawyer

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Elizabeth Wurtzel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Elizabeth Wurtzel Journalist, Novelist, Author

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Robert Rubin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Robert Rubin Businessperson, Politician

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Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Clarence Thomas Judge, Lawyer

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Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Judge, Author, Lawyer

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Richard Blumenthal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Bobby Shriver is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Bobby Shriver Activist, Politician, Journalist

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Judah P. Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Judah P. Benjamin Businessperson, Politician, Barrister

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Potter Stewart is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Van Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Van Jones Civil Rights Advocate, Environmentalist, Author

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Keith P. Ellison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Noah Feldman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Noah Feldman Professor, Author

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Joel Z. Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Joel Z. Hyatt Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Lawyer

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Anita Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Anita Hill Professor, Lawyer

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Lee Strobel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Lee Strobel Clergy, Journalist, Author

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Lisa Bloom is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Lisa Bloom Attorney at law, Lawyer

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Richard Primus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Daniyal Mueenuddin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Daniyal Mueenuddin Businessperson, Journalist, Author

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Kenneth Hecht is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Kenneth Hecht Lawyer

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Neal Katyal is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni
Neal Katyal Professor, Law professor, Solicitor

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Evan H. Caminker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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James Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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William H. Timbers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Brian Deese is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Ira Michael Heyman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni

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Alex Azar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Yale Law School Alumni