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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Boalt Hall and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Boalt Hall, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Boalt Hall include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Boalt Hall alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Boalt Hall 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 Boalt Hall.

List features graduates like Lisa Marie Scott, Earl Warren.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Boalt Hall?” and “Which celebrities are Boalt Hall alumni?”

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Lisa Marie Scott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Lisa Marie Scott Model Lisa Marie Scott is an American model and actress. She was born in Pensacola, Florida to an American serviceman and his Japanese wife, from the island of Okinawa. Scott is known through her ...more

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Earl Warren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Earl Warren Politician, Jurist Earl Warren was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 30th Governor of California and later the 14th Chief Justice of the United States. He is best known for the decisions of the ...more

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Pete Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Pete Wilson Businessperson, Politician, Military Officer Peter Barton "Pete" Wilson is an American politician from California. Wilson is a Republican who has served as the 36th governor of California, a United States Senator, the Mayor of ...more

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Neil Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Neil Goldschmidt Politician Neil Edward Goldschmidt is an American businessman and former Democratic politician from Oregon who held local, state and federal offices over three decades. After serving as the governor of ...more

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Harry Pregerson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Harry Pregerson Judge Harry Pregerson serves as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was appointed to the Ninth Circuit in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter. Previous to this he was ...more

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Maria Echaveste is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Maria Echaveste Politician Maria Echaveste is a former U.S. presidential advisor to Bill Clinton and White House Deputy Chief of Staff during the second Clinton administration. She is one of the highest-ranking Latinas to ...more

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Peter Welch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Peter Welch Politician, Lawyer Peter Francis Welch is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who has served as the U.S. Representative for Vermont's at-large congressional district since 2007. He previously ...more

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Hans A. Linde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Hans A. Linde Jurist Hans Arthur Linde, is a German American attorney and former jurist in Oregon. Born in Germany, he also lived with his family in Denmark before immigrating to Portland, Oregon. After serving in ...more

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Theodore Olson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Theodore Olson Solicitor, Lawyer Theodore Bevry Olson is an American lawyer, practicing at the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Olson served as United States Solicitor General from June 2001 to July 2004 ...more

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Jerry Brady is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Jerry Brady Politician Jerry Michael Brady is an American businessman, explorer and politician. He owns a newspaper that is distributed in southeast Idaho. Brady ran twice for Governor of Idaho and was unsuccessful ...more

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Mitchell Baker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Mitchell Baker Lawyer Winifred Mitchell Baker, better known simply as Mitchell Baker, is the Executive Chairwoman of the Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation, a subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation that ...more

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Maryellen C. Herringer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Maryellen C. Herringer Lawyer Maryellen C. Herringer has been Wachovia's board member since 2006. She is an attorney-at-law and non-executive chair of ABM Industries Incorporated, San Francisco, California, a facilities ...more

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Marsha S. Berzon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Marsha S. Berzon Judge Marsha Siegel Berzon is a federal appeals judge who has served on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals since 2000.

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Jess Stonestreet Jackson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Jess Stonestreet Jackson, Jr. Winemaker, Breeder, Lawyer Jess Stonestreet Jackson, Jr. was an American wine entrepreneur, lawyer and self-made businessman. He started the Kendall-Jackson wine business with the family's 1974 purchase of an 80-acre pear ...more

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Paul Krekorian is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Paul Krekorian Politician Paul Krekorian is an American politician and member of the Los Angeles City Council representing the second district. He was previously a member of the California State Assembly, and the ...more

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Steve Spurlock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Steve Spurlock Venture capitalist, Lawyer Steve has been active in venture capital for over 17 years. He currently serves as Benchmark’s operating partner, running the day-to-day operations of the firm and acting as counsel to the firm. ...more

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Zoë Baird is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Zoë Baird Lawyer Zoë Eliot Baird is an American lawyer who is president of the Markle Foundation. She is known for her role in the Nannygate matter of 1993, which arose when she was nominated by President ...more

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Allen Broussard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Allen Broussard Judge Allen E. Broussard was an African-American judge who rose to become a justice of the California Supreme Court. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on April 13, 1929, the son of Clemire and ...more

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Barry Scheck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Barry Scheck Writer, Lawyer Barry C. Scheck is an American lawyer. He received national media attention while serving on O.J. Simpson's defense team, helping to win an acquittal in the highly publicized murder case. Scheck ...more

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Thelton Henderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Thelton Henderson Judge Thelton Eugene Henderson is currently a federal judge in the Northern District of California. He has played an important role in the field of civil rights as a lawyer, educator, and jurist.

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Tony Serra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Tony Serra Lawyer J. Tony Serra is an American civil rights lawyer, activist and tax resister from San Francisco.

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Kathryn Werdegar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Kathryn Werdegar Judge Kathryn Mickle Werdegar is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California. She was appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor Pete Wilson in 1994. She was retained by the electorate in ...more

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John Doar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
John Doar Lawyer John Michael Doar was an American lawyer and senior counsel with the law firm Doar Rieck Kaley & Mack in New York. He had a notable role as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights from ...more

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John Burris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
John Burris Lawyer John Leonard Burris is an American civil rights attorney, based in Oakland, California, known for his work in police brutality cases representing plaintiffs. He briefly represented Rodney King ...more

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John J. McFall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
John J. McFall Politician, Lawyer John Joseph McFall was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the state of California, rising to the position of House Majority Whip.

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Larry Hillblom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Larry Hillblom Businessperson Larry Lee Hillblom was an American businessman, and a co-founder of DHL Worldwide Express, a shipping company.

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Bernard E. Witkin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Bernard E. Witkin Lawyer Bernard E. Witkin is the founder of the California law treatise Witkin's. In 1928, Witkin was an unhappy law student at Boalt Hall who thought that the Socratic method used in law school ...more

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Jami Floyd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Jami Floyd Journalist, Lawyer Jami Floyd is an American attorney, journalist, network news anchor, legal and political analyst, former White House Fellow, and former host of TED Talks in NYC on NYC Life. She is currently a ...more

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Karin Immergut is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Karin Immergut Karin Johanna Immergut is a judge in the state of Oregon. A native of New York, she was the United States Attorney for the District of Oregon from 2003 until her resignation in July 2009 when ...more

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Steven T. Walther is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Steven T. Walther Steven T. Walther is Chairman of the United States Federal Election Commission, as of January 1, 2009. He was first sworn in as a Commissioner on January 10, 2006, as a recess appointee. ...more

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Evan Wallach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Evan Wallach Judge Evan Jonathan Wallach is an American lawyer and judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. A former judge of the United States Court of International Trade, he is one ...more

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Dobby Walker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Dobby Walker Lawyer Doris Brin "Dobby" Walker Roberson was an American labor lawyer and founding partner with Robert Treuhaft at the firm of Treuhaft, Walker and Burnstein.

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Larry Sonsini is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Larry Sonsini Lawyer Larry Sonsini is a well-known American lawyer specializing all aspects of corporate law. He is the chairman of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a leading law firm in business and ...more

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Jane Kim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Jane Kim Politician, Lawyer Jane Kim is an American civil rights attorney and politician, the first Korean American elected official in San Francisco. She represents San Francisco's District 6 on the Board of Supervisors. ...more

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Ugo Mattei is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Ugo Mattei Ugo Mattei is the Alfred and Hanna Fromm Professor of International and Comparative Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco, California and a full ...more

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Jay S. Wintrob is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Jay S. Wintrob Mr. Wintrob has been the Chief Executive Officer at AIG SunAmerica Life Assurance Company since 2001

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Jack Palladino is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Jack Palladino Private investigator Jack Palladino is a San Francisco-based private investigator and attorney. Born in Boston, he attended Boston Latin School and went on to do his undergraduate studies at Cornell. He subsequently ...more

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Dan Siegel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Dan Siegel Lawyer Daniel Mark Siegel, or Dan Siegel, is a civil-rights attorney at the Oakland-based law firm, Siegel & Yee, former legal adviser to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and candidate in the 2014 Oakland ...more

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Richard Paez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Richard Paez Judge Richard Anthony Paez is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Robert Condon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Robert Condon Robert Likens Condon was a U.S. Representative from California. He served in the California legislature from 1953 to 1955 and during World War II he served in the United States Army.

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Rose Bird is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Rose Bird Judge, Lawyer Rose Elizabeth Bird served for 10 years as the 25th Chief Justice of California. She was the first female Justice, and first female Chief Justice, on that court, appointed by then Governor Jerry ...more

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Charles R. Breyer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Charles R. Breyer Judge Charles R. Breyer is a Senior United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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Mark Alan Lemley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Mark Alan Lemley Professor, Law professor Mark Alan Lemley is William Neukom Professor in Law at Stanford University.

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Victoria F. Nourse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Victoria F. Nourse Professor, Law professor Victoria Frances Nourse is a professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center. She is also the executive director of the center on congressional studies at Georgetown Law. She was a ...more

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Dale Minami is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Dale Minami Dale Minami is a San Francisco-based lawyer best known for heading the legal team that overturned the conviction of Fred Korematsu, whose defiance of the World War II Japanese American ...more

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D. Lowell Jensen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
D. Lowell Jensen Delwen Lowell Jensen is a former United States federal judge. Born in Brigham City, Utah, Jensen received an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1949 and an LL.B. from the ...more

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Virginia A. Phillips is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Virginia A. Phillips Judge Virginia A. Phillips is a judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

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David M. Louie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
David M. Louie Politician David M. Louie is an American attorney, who served as Attorney General of Hawaii for 4 years.

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Claudia Ann Wilken is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
Claudia Ann Wilken Claudia Ann Wilken is a Senior United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Wilken received a B.A. ...more

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John Clifford Wallace is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Boalt Hall Alumni
John Clifford Wallace John Clifford Wallace is a United States federal judge. Born in San Diego, California, Wallace received a B.A. from San Diego State University in 1952, and an LL.B. from University of ...more