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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.

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

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Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Barack Obama Politician, Author, Law professor

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Michelle Obama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Michelle Obama Writer, Lawyer

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Ralph Nader is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Ralph Nader Activist, Politician, Lecturer

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Sigourney Weaver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Sigourney Weaver Actor, Voice acting

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Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Greg Giraldo Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

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Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Barney Frank Politician

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Cole Porter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Cole Porter Songwriter, Screenwriter, Lyricist

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Lloyd Blankfein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Lloyd Blankfein Businessperson, Lawyer

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Cass Sunstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Cass Sunstein Legal Scholar, Author, Teacher

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Charles Hamilton Houston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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Keith Boykin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Keith Boykin Editor, Novelist, Author

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Kenneth I. Chenault is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Kenneth I. Chenault Businessperson

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Sandy Berger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Sandy Berger Politician, Lobbyist

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Rutherford B. Hayes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Rutherford B. Hayes Politician, Lawyer

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John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
John Quincy Adams Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

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Laura Stein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Laura Stein

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Hill Harper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Hill Harper Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author

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William J. Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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Caspar Weinberger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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John Adams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
John Adams Politician, Lawyer

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William James Sidis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
William James Sidis Inventor, Scientist

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James Russell Lowell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
James Russell Lowell Poet, Diplomat, Lawyer

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Richard Kleindienst is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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Pamela Thomas-Graham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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Elliott Abrams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Elliott Abrams Politician, Lawyer

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Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Mitt Romney Businessperson, Politician, Management consulting

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Peter H. Irons is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Peter H. Irons Author, Social activist, Lawyer

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Sumner Redstone is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Sumner Redstone Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Actor

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Sheila Kuehl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Sheila Kuehl Politician, Actor, Lawyer

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Judge, Jurist, Lawyer

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Eliot Spitzer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Eliot Spitzer Commentator, Politician, Lawyer

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Dean Acheson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Dean Acheson Statesman, Author, Lawyer

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Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Jack Ryan Businessperson, Politician, Banker

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Deval Patrick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Deval Patrick Politician, Lawyer

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Felix Frankfurter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Felix Frankfurter Politician, Professor, Jurist

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Mickey Kaus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Mickey Kaus Journalist, Writer

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Francis Parkman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Francis Parkman Historian, Writer

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Claude Pepper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Claude Pepper Lawyer

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Robert Todd Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Robert Todd Lincoln Politician, Lawyer

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Adlai Stevenson II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Adlai Stevenson II Politician

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Akyempimhene is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Akyempimhene

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Louis Brandeis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Louis Brandeis Jurist, Lawyer

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William H. Hastie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
William H. Hastie Judge, Lawyer

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William Phillips is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
William Phillips Diplomat, Lawyer

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Leonid Rozhetskin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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Irene Khan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni

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Albert Chen Hung-yee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Albert Chen Hung-yee

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Michael C. Dorf is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Michael C. Dorf Professor, Law professor

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Albert Douglas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni
Albert Douglas

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Eddie Eagan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Harvard Law School Alumni