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

These graduates, like Richard Nixon and Jay Bilas include images when available.

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

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Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Military Officer, Author Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. The only U.S. president to resign the office, Nixon had previously served as a U.S. representative ...more

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David Drake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Novelist, Writer David Drake is an American author of science fiction and fantasy literature. A Vietnam War veteran who has worked as a lawyer, he is now one of the major authors of the military science fiction

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Drew Rosenhaus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Businessperson, Actor, Sports agent Drew Rosenhaus is an American sports agent who represents professional football players. He owns the Miami-based sports agency, Rosenhaus Sports, and has negotiated over $2 billion of NFL

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Daniel Scheinman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer Daniel Scheinman is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cisco Media Solutions Group at Cisco Sytems, Inc. He is responsible for developing and marketing infrastructure products that ...more

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David H. Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Screenwriter, Film Director David H. Steinberg is a screenwriter and film director. He wrote the screenplays for American Pie 2, Slackers, National Lampoon's Barely Legal, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love and The ...more

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Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer Charles Peete Rose Jr. (born January 5, 1942) is an American television journalist and former talk show host. From 1991 to 2017, he was the host and executive producer of the talk show Charlie ...more

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Edward Gurney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Lawyer Edward John Gurney was an American politician from Florida, where he served as a Representative and a United States Senator. He was the first Republican Senator elected from Florida since ...more

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Tucker Max is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Film Producer, Author, Actor Tucker Max is an American author and public speaker. He chronicles his drinking and sexual encounters in the form of short stories on his website TuckerMax.com, which has received millions of ...more

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Ken Starr is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Kenneth Winston "Ken" Starr is an American lawyer and educational administrator, who has also been a federal judge. He carried out controversial investigation of figures during the ...more

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Daniel T. Blue, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Daniel Terry "Dan" Blue, Jr. is a Democratic member of the North Carolina Senate, representing the state's 14th Senate district, and is the Senate minority leader.

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James A. Davlin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
James A. Davlin is Vice President Treasurer for Deere Company. He is responsible for the company's worldwide treasury activities. He joined John Deere in January 2007.

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Gary Lynch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer Gary G. Lynch is an American attorney and the former chief legal officer for the New York investment bank Morgan Stanley. He was formerly Vice Chairman of the Firm, resident in its London ...more

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Don Willett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Don R. Willett is a Justice on the Supreme Court of Texas. He was appointed by Governor Rick Perry on August 24, 2005, to fill the vacancy created when former Justice Priscilla Owen joined the ...more

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Allyson Kay Duncan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Judge Allyson Kay Duncan is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She is the Fourth Circuit's first female African-American judge.

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Jay Bilas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Commentator, Announcer, Lawyer Jay Scot Bilas is an American college basketball analyst for ESPN, a former NCAA Tournament Announcer with CBS Sports, as well as former college basketball player. He is also a practicing

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Claude Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Claude Alexander Allen, Jr. is an American attorney who was the appointed to be Assistant to the President of the United States for Domestic Policy by George W. Bush. Allen grew up in ...more

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Garrett Brown, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Garrett Brown, Jr. Lawyer Garrett E. Brown, Jr. is a former federal judge and attorney who served as a Judge and later the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1985 to 2012. ...more

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Gérard Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Gérard Louis-Dreyfus Poet, Businessperson William Louis-Dreyfus is a French-born American businessman. His net worth was estimated at $3.4 billion by Forbes in 2006. He is the chairman of Louis Dreyfus Energy Services and the great ...more

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D. Todd Christofferson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Lawyer David Todd Christofferson is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has been a general authority of the church since 1993. ...more

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Robert C. Weber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Bob Weber is IBMs Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel.

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Susan Bysiewicz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Lawyer Susan Bysiewicz served as Secretary of the State of Connecticut from 1999 to 2011. She was briefly a candidate for Governor of Connecticut in 2010, before dropping out to run for Connecticut ...more

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Ember Reichgott Junge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Legislator, Lawyer Ember Reichgott Junge is an attorney, radio personality, and former State Senator from Minnesota, representing New Hope and surrounding communities. A Democrat, she was elected to the Senate at ...more

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Sonja Henning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Sonja Henning Lawyer Sonja L. Henning is an American attorney and former collegiate and professional women's basketball player. Born in Jackson, Tennessee, she grew up in Racine, Wisconsin, where she attended ...more

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Gerald Bard Tjoflat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Gerald Bard Tjoflat is an American lawyer and federal judge. He is currently the longest serving federal appeals court judge still in active service, having chosen not to assume senior status ...more

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Christine M. Durham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Christine Meaders Durham is an Associate Justice on the Utah Supreme Court.

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Kenneth Dickson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni

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Steven Marks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Steven Marks Lawyer Steven M. Marks is General Counsel for the Recording Industry Association of America. Mr. Marks oversees RIAA’s litigation, licensing, and technology initiatives. Mr. Marks also represents the ...more

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Jeffrey Lichtman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Jeffrey Lichtman Lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman is an American criminal defense lawyer who represented John Gotti Jr.. Lichtman grew up in Clark, New Jersey. He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1990 and opened ...more

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Rodney A. Smolla is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Rodney A. Smolla Rodney A. Smolla, is an award-winning author and First Amendment scholar. He was the 11th president of Furman University. In 2015, it was announced that on 1 July of that year, Mr. Smolla would ...more

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John Harmon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
John Harmon Lawyer John M. Harmon is an American lawyer who served as United States Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel during the Jimmy Carter administration.

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Steve Pedersen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Steve Pedersen Steve Pedersen is an American guitarist from Omaha, Nebraska. He left Cursive in 1998 to attend law school at Duke University in North Carolina, after graduating from Creighton University with a ...more

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Steven Pierce is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Steven Pierce Lawyer Steven D. Pierce, is a Massachusetts jurist and politician who currently serves as Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Housing Court. A graduate of Union College and the Duke University School of ...more

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Charlie Condon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Charles Molony Condon, known as Charlie Condon, is a former Ninth Circuit Solicitor 1980-1991, when he was elected at the age of 27 he became the youngest Solicitor in the history of South ...more

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Michael Scharf is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Michael Scharf Professor Michael P. Scharf is interim dean, Joseph C. Hostetler -- BakerHostetler professor of law, and the director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University ...more

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John Canning, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
John Canning, Jr. John A. Canning, Jr. is a private equity investor and sports executive. He is the founder and chairman of Madison Dearborn Partners, the large Chicago-based private equity firm. He has recently ...more

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Jessica Faye Carter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Jessica Faye Carter Jessica Faye Carter is an American lawyer, author, and businesswoman. She is the founder and chief executive officer of Nette Media, a company specializing in social media technologies for ...more

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Basil Lee Whitener is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Basil Lee Whitener was a Democratic U.S. Representative from North Carolina between 1957 and 1968. Whitener was born in York County, South Carolina on May 14, 1915, and was educated in the ...more

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Gao Xiqing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Gao Xiqing Gao Xiqing is the former Vice Chairman, President and Chief Investment Officer of the China Investment Corporation, one of China's sovereign wealth fund.

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Richard Mark Gergel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Richard Mark Gergel is a South Carolina lawyer and federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

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Charles Xiaolin Wang is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Charles Xiaolin Wang Lawyer Charles "Right" Xiaolin Wang is the President and Chief Executive Officer at GreenTech Automotive. The company announced plans for a $1 billion green auto plant in Mississippi in 2010. ...more

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Barbara Arnwine is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Barbara Arnwine Barbara R. Arnwine has served as the executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law since 1989. Born in southern California, Ms. Arnwine is a graduate of Scripps College ...more

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Charles K. Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Duke University School Of Law Alumni
Charles K. Wiggins Judge, Lawyer Charles K. Wiggins is a member of the Washington Supreme Court. He was elected to the court in 2010, defeating incumbent Richard B. Sanders.