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

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

List is made up of graduates like Paul Simon and Geraldo Rivera.

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

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Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with ...more

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Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Talk show host, Journalist, Police officer Gerald Michael Riviera, better known as Geraldo Rivera, is an American attorney, news spinner, author, and talk show host. Rivera hosts the newsmagazine program Geraldo at Large and appears ...more

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Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Investment broker, Businessperson, Investor Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, ...more

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David Dinkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Politician, Teacher David Norman Dinkins is an American politician who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993. He was the first and, to date, only African American to hold that office. Before ...more

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Kevin Heffernan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter Kevin Heffernan is an American actor, writer, producer, and director, and member of the Broken Lizard comedy group.

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George H. Ross is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer George H. Ross is Executive Vice President and Senior Counsel of the Trump Organization. He is perhaps best known as one of Donald Trump's two advisors on the NBC reality television program The ...more

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Larry Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Real estate development, Real Estate Broker Larry A. Silverstein is an American businessman. Silverstein was born in Brooklyn, and became involved in real estate, together with his father, establishing Silverstein Properties. Silverstein ...more

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Benjamin Ward is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Politician, Police officer, Teacher Benjamin Ward was the first African American New York City Police Commissioner.

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Herman Badillo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Herman Badillo Politician Herman Badillo was an American politician who served as borough president of The Bronx and United States Representative, and ran for Mayor of New York City. He was the first Puerto Rican elected ...more

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William F. Aldinger III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Businessperson William F. Aldinger III is an American businessman. Aldinger served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Capmark Financial Group from June 2006 to December 2008. He has served as ...more

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Bruce Cutler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Lawyer Bruce Cutler is an American criminal defense lawyer known for defending organized-crime defendants, and for media appearances as an actor, a legal commentator, and a reality-show attorney.

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William Parente is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Lawyer The bodies of William Parente (59), Betty Parente (58), and their daughters Stephanie Parente (19) and Catherine Parente (11), were found in their hotel room on April 20, 2009.  They had ...more

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Percy Sutton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Politician, Entrepreneur, Lawyer Percy Ellis Sutton was a prominent black American political and business leader. A civil-rights activist and lawyer, he was also a Freedom Rider and the legal representative for Malcolm X. He ...more

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Leonard Garment is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Lawyer Leonard Garment was an American attorney, public servant, and arts advocate. He served U.S. presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford in the White House in various positions from 1969 to 1976, ...more

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Edwin Torres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Writer Edwin Torres is a New York state supreme court judge and author.

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Francis E. Dec is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Notary public, Lawyer

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Frank J. Brasco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Frank James Brasco was an American politician and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

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Sheldon Silver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Sheldon "Shelly" Silver is an American lawyer and Democratic politician from New York, who rose to become Speaker of the New York State Assembly in 1994. On January 30, 2015, eight ...more

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Lawrence Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer Lawrence "Lon" A. Jacobs is the former Chief Legal Officer, Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel of News Corporation. In April 2013, he began his tenure as the ...more

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Alexander Lowen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Alexander Lowen was an American physician and psychotherapist. A student of Wilhelm Reich in the 1940s and early 1950s in New York, he developed bioenergetic analysis, a form of mind-body ...more

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Irving Paul Lazar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Irving Paul Lazar Lawyer Irving Paul "Swifty" Lazar was an American talent agent and dealmaker, representing both movie stars and authors. Born Samuel Lazar in Brooklyn, New York, he graduated from Brooklyn ...more

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Hy Zaret is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Songwriter, Lyricist, Composer Hy Zaret was an American Tin Pan Alley lyricist and composer best known as the co-author of the 1955 hit "Unchained Melody", one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century.

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Nicole Dryden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Swimmer Nicole "Nikki" Dryden is a former competition swimmer who represented Canada at two consecutive Summer Olympics.

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John J. Delaney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer John Joseph Delaney was a United States Representative from New York.

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Robert Rosenthal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Brooklyn Law School Alumni
Robert Rosenthal Lawyer Lieutenant Colonel Robert "Rosie" Rosenthal was a highly decorated pilot in the Eighth Air Force of the United States Army Air Forces in World War II, receiving sixteen awards ...more