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

Items on this list include G. Gordon Liddy and Vito Fossella.

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

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G. Gordon Liddy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
G. Gordon Liddy Pilot, Government agent, Politician George Gordon Battle Liddy, better known as G. Gordon Liddy is a convicted felon and retired American lawyer best known as the chief operative in the White House Plumbers unit that existed from ...more

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Vito Fossella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Vito Fossella Accountant, Politician, Attorney at law Vito John Fossella, Jr. is a U.S. Republican politician from the state of New York who formerly represented the state's 13th Congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for six ...more

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John N. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
John N. Mitchell Naval Officer, Lawyer John Newton Mitchell was the Attorney General of the United States from 1969 to 1972 under President Richard Nixon. Prior to that, he was a noted New York municipal bond lawyer, director of ...more

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Martin B. McKneally is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Martin B. McKneally Politician Martin Boswell McKneally was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. McKneally was born in Newburgh, New York. He graduated from the College of the Holy ...more

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Walter O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Walter O'Malley Businessperson Walter Francis O'Malley was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. He served as Brooklyn Dodgers chief legal ...more

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Geraldine Ferraro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Geraldine Ferraro Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer Geraldine Anne Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate ...more

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Jerrold Nadler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Jerrold Nadler Politician Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" Nadler is an attorney and politician who serves as the U.S. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party. ...more

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Andrew Lanza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Andrew Lanza Politician, Lawyer Andrew Joseph Lanza is an American lawyer and politician and is serving as a member of the New York State Senate, representing the 24th District which encompasses most of Staten Island. Lanza ...more

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Thomas Suozzi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Thomas Suozzi Politician Thomas R. Suozzi was the County Executive of Nassau County, New York, from 2002 to 2009. He was first elected to the post of county executive in 2001, the first Democratic county executive since ...more

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Irving Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Irving Kaufman Judge, Jurist Irving Robert Kaufman was a federal judge in the United States. He is best remembered for imposing the controversial death sentences on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

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Malcolm Wilson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Malcolm Wilson Politician, Lawyer Charles Malcolm Wilson was the 50th Governor of New York from December 18, 1973, to December 31, 1974. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1939 to 1958. He also served in the ...more

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John Bonacic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
John Bonacic John J. Bonacic is the Republican New York State Senator from the 42nd District. Bonacic was first elected in November 1998.

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Stephen McNally is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Stephen McNally Actor, Lawyer Stephen McNally was an American actor remembered mostly for his appearances in many westerns and action films. He was an attorney in the late 1930s before he pursed his passion for acting. He ...more

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Denny Chin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Denny Chin Judge, Lawyer Denny Chin is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was a judge on the United States district court for the Southern District of New York before joining the ...more

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Edward Skyler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Edward Skyler Politician Edward "Ed" Skyler was Deputy Mayor for Operations for New York City, the youngest deputy mayor in New York City's history. In 2010, he was named the senior public and governmental ...more

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Lara Jill Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Lara Jill Miller Actor, Voice acting, Lawyer Lara Jill Miller is an American actress, voice actress, and attorney. She is perhaps best known for her role as Samantha "Sam" Kanisky on the 1980s sitcom Gimme a Break!. She has also ...more

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Loretta A. Preska is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Loretta A. Preska Judge Loretta A. Preska is Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and a former nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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Rick Merkt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Rick Merkt Richard A. "Rick" Merkt is an American Republican Party politician who served from 1998 to 2010 in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he represented the 25th legislative district. ...more

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Steven Derounian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Steven Derounian Judge, Politician, Professor Steven Boghos Derounian was a Republican Congressman of Armenian-American descent.

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Joseph M. McLaughlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Joseph M. McLaughlin Judge Joseph Michael McLaughlin was a federal appellate judge in the United States. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he received an A.B. from Fordham College in 1954, and was a Captain the United States ...more

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Francis Edwin Dorn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Francis Edwin Dorn Politician, Lawyer Francis Edwin Dorn was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

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Kevin Duffy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Kevin Duffy Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy is an American lawyer and currently a senior judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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Dean Skelos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Dean Skelos Politician Dean G. Skelos is an American politician and the Republican Temporary President and Majority Leader of the New York State Senate. Skelos represents District 9 in the State Senate, which ...more

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John D. Finnegan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
John D. Finnegan Businessperson John D. Finnegan serves as the current Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Chubb Corporation, the eleventh largest property and casualty insurer in the world.

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Lawrence W. Pierce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Lawrence W. Pierce Judge, Lawyer Lawrence W. Pierce is an American lawyer who served for 24 years as a federal judge. A native of Philadelphia, Pierce attended St. Joseph's University and Fordham Law School. As a lawyer, Pierce ...more

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William J. Lavery is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
William J. Lavery The Honorable William J. Lavery is the Chief Court Administrator and former Chief Judge of the Connecticut Appellate Court. Lavery was appointed judge of the Connecticut Appellate Court on ...more

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William O'Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
William O'Dwyer Politician, Lawyer William O'Dwyer was the 100th Mayor of New York City, holding that office from 1946 to 1950.

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Jeffery Deaver is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Jeffery Deaver Crime writer, Journalist, Novelist Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery/crime writer. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University and originally started working ...more

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Jack Ford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Jack Ford Talk show host, Journalist, Lawyer Jack Ford is an American television news personality specializing in legal commentary who has spent over two decades in front of the TV camera as host and presenter of numerous information and ...more

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John Mara is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
John Mara John Kevin Mara is the president, CEO, and co-owner of the New York Giants.

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Bill Owens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Bill Owens Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer William Lewis “Bill” Owens was U.S. Representative, a post he held from 2009 to 2015. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district he represented, the state's largest and most rural, ...more

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Kemp Hannon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Kemp Hannon Politician J. Kemp Hannon is a member of the New York State Senate, from Nassau County.

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Stephen R. LaSala is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Stephen R. LaSala Mr. Stephen R. LaSala was elected as vice president and general tax counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation, effective April 1, 2007, succeeding Mr. P. E. (Paul) Sullivan. Mr. LaSala was previously ...more

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Adam Clayton Powell IV is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Adam Clayton Powell IV Politician Adam Clayton Powell IV is an American politician from the state of New York. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 2001 to 2010. From 1992–1997, he served as New York City Council ...more

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Louis Capozzoli is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Louis Capozzoli Judge, Politician, Lawyer Louis Joseph Capozzoli was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Cosenza, Italy, he emigrated to the United States in 1906 and attended public schools in New York City. In 1922 ...more

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Joan Fitz-Gerald is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Joan Fitz-Gerald Politician Joan Fitz-Gerald was a Democratic member of the Colorado Senate, representing the 16th District since 2001. She served as President of the Senate, the first woman to hold that office. ...more

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Earle I. Mack is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Earle I. Mack Distinguished as a businessman, diplomat, humanitarian and arts advocate, Earle Mack was a senior partner of The Mack Company, a prominent real estate development, investment and management firm ...more

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Edward J. Flynn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Edward J. Flynn Politician Edward Joseph Flynn was an American lawyer and politician. Flynn was a leading Democratic politician of the mid-1900s, Known for his tight control of the Bronx Democratic Party organization ...more

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Kathleen Brown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Kathleen Brown Politician Kathleen Lynn Brown is a Democratic politician from California.

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Vincent R. Impellitteri is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Vincent R. Impellitteri Politician Vincent Richard Impellitteri was an American politician, who served as the 101st Mayor of New York City, 1950-53. He was elected as a Democrat as president of the City Council 1945, and ...more

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John Feerick is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
John Feerick Lawyer John D. Feerick is a law professor at Fordham University School of Law in New York City. He served as the school's eighth dean from 1982-2002. From 2002-2004, he was the Leonard F. Manning ...more

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Jonathon Edington is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Jonathon Edington Lawyer Jonathon Edington is a Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, patent lawyer who achieved national notoriety when, on August 28, 2006, he murdered his neighbor, Barry James, after being told that ...more

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Dave Mejias is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Dave Mejias Politician David L. "Dave" Mejias is an American politician. He was the Democratic candidate for the New York State Senate sixth district seat, which is currently held by 34 year incumbent Kemp ...more

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Eugene James Keogh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Eugene James Keogh Politician Eugene James Keogh was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

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Gary Michael Walters is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Gary Michael Walters Film Producer Gary Michael Walters is a film producer.

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William Hughes Mulligan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
William Hughes Mulligan Lawyer William Hughes Mulligan was a United States lawyer, federal appellate judge, and law school dean. Muligan attended Fordham University as an undergraduate, receiving his A.B. in 1939, and Fordham ...more

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Jaime Rios is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Jaime Rios Judge Jaime Rios is a judge on the New York Supreme Court for Queens County. Prior to sitting on the Supreme Court, Judge Rios served on the New York City Civil Court and the Housing Court. Judge Rios ...more

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Webster B. Todd is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Webster B. Todd Webster Bray Todd was a prominent American businessman, a Republican Party leader in New Jersey, and the father of New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman.

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Peter Vallone, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Peter Vallone, Jr. Politician Peter F. Vallone Jr. was a member of the New York City Council representing the 22nd District, encompassing Astoria, Queens and the surrounding communities from 2002 to 2013. Vallone served as ...more

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Beth Karas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Fordham University School Of Law Alumni
Beth Karas Lawyer Beth Karas is an attorney and TV commentator who worked as a Senior Reporter with truTV, providing commentary on a number of high-profile cases, including the rape trial of Kobe Bryant, the ...more