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

Thurgood Marshall and Douglas Wilder are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Howard University School of Law?” and “Which celebrities are Howard University School of Law alumni?”
Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
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Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a decision that desegregated public schools. He served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit after being appointed by President John F. Kennedy and then served as the Solicitor General after being appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965. President Johnson nominated him to the United ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1908-1993)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Douglas Wilder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
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Lawrence Douglas Wilder is an American politician, who served as the first African American to be elected as governor of Virginia and first African-American governor of any state since Reconstruction. Wilder served as the 66th Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1994. When earlier elected as Lieutenant Governor, he was the first African American elected to statewide office in Virginia. His most recent political office was Mayor of Richmond, Virginia, which he held from 2005 to 2009. ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: Richmond, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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Adrian Fenty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
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Adrian Malik Fenty is an American politician who served as the sixth mayor of the District of Columbia. He served one term, from 2007 to 2011, losing his bid for reelection at the primary level to Democrat Vincent C. Gray. Though Fenty won the Republican mayoral primary as a write-in candidate, he declined the Republican nomination and said he would likely not seek elected office again. Gray went on to win the general election for Mayor in the largely Democratic District. Since leaving office, Fenty has become a special advisor at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and a member of the business development team at the law firm Perkins Coie. Fenty has held advisory and business ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Roland Burris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
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Roland Wallace Burris is a former United States Senator from the state of Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party. In 1978, Burris was the first African-American elected to statewide office in Illinois, when he was elected Illinois Comptroller. He served in that office until his election as Illinois Attorney General in 1990. Since then, he has unsuccessfully run for office four more times. Burris was appointed by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to replace President-Elect Barack Obama as the junior senator from Illinois. The appointment was controversial, as the governor was already under investigation and there were rumors of his being paid for the appointment. Prior to Burris's ...more

Age: 80

Birthplace: Illinois, United States of America, Clinton County, Washington County, Centralia, + more

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