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Famous Stanford Law School Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 4.4k views113 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Stanford Law School and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Bill Walton and Sandra Day O'Connor.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Stanford Law School?” and “Which celebrities are Stanford Law School alumni?”
  • Bill Walton1

    Bill Walton

    Basketball player, Actor


    BirthplaceLa Mesa, California, United States of America

    William Theodore Walton III (born November 5, 1952) is an American retired basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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    #56 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#13 of 213 The Best White Players in NBA History

  • Penny Pritzker2

    Penny Pritzker

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Penny Sue Pritzker (born May 2, 1959) is an American billionaire businesswoman, entrepreneur,... more on Wikipedia
  • John Ehrlichman3

    John Ehrlichman

    Writer, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 74 (1925-1999)

    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington, United States of America

    John Daniel Ehrlichman (; March 20, 1925 – February 14, 1999) was counsel and Assistant to the... more on Wikipedia
  • Sandra Day O'Connor4

    Sandra Day O'Connor

    Judge, Lawyer


    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, United States of America

    Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court... more on Wikipedia

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    #466 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#615 of 659 The Scariest Threats to the United States

  • Michael Nava5


    BirthplaceStockton, California

    Michael Angel Nava (born September 16, 1954 in Stockton, California) is an American attorney... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael Arrington6

    Michael Arrington

    Editor, Journalist


    BirthplaceOrange, California

    J. Michael Arrington (born March 13, 1970) is the American founder and former co-editor of... more on Wikipedia
  • Warren Christopher7

    Warren Christopher

    Politician, Diplomat

    AgeDec. at 86 (1925-2011)

    BirthplaceScranton, North Dakota, United States of America

    Warren Minor Christopher (October 27, 1925 – March 18, 2011) was an American lawyer, diplomat,... more on Wikipedia

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    #231 of 433 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History#245 of 302 The Most Influential Politicians in American History

  • Peter Thiel8

    Peter Thiel

    Businessperson, Investor


    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany

    Peter Andreas Thiel (; born October 11, 1967) is an American entrepreneur and venture... more on Wikipedia
  • William Rehnquist9

    William Rehnquist

    Judge, Historian

    AgeDec. at 81 (1924-2005)

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

    William Hubbs Rehnquist (; October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American jurist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Anthony Romero10

    Anthony Romero

    Writer, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Anthony D. Romero is the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union. He assumed... more on Wikipedia
  • Pete McCloskey11

    Pete McCloskey



    BirthplaceLoma Linda, California, United States of America

    Paul Norton "Pete" McCloskey Jr. (born September 29, 1927) is a former Republican politician... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniel Cooperman12
    Daniel Cooperman is Apple's chief legal officer, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Cooperman...
  • Mark Chandler13
    Mark Chandler is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Cisco, he has served...
  • Alicia Morga14
    Prior to founding Consorte Media, Alicia was an investment professional focused on U.S....
  • 15
    John Kalar Van de Kamp (February 7, 1936 – March 14, 2017) was an American politician. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Doug Bandow16

    Doug Bandow

    Douglas "Doug" Bandow (born c. 1954) is an American political writer, currently working as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Matt Gonzalez17

    Matt Gonzalez

    Politician, Social activist


    BirthplaceMcAllen, Texas, United States of America

    Matthew Edward Gonzalez (born June 4, 1965) is an American politician, lawyer, and activist.... more on Wikipedia
  • Xavier Becerra18

    Xavier Becerra

    Politician, Attorney at law


    BirthplaceSacramento, California, USA

    Xavier Becerra (born January 26, 1958) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the... more on Wikipedia
  • John Trasviña19



    John David Trasviña is a human rights attorney. He is the former dean of the University of San... more on Wikipedia
  • Frank Church20

    Frank Church

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 60 (1924-1984)

    BirthplaceBoise, Idaho, United States of America

    Frank Forrester Church III (July 25, 1924 – April 7, 1984) was an American lawyer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael G. Wilson21

    Michael G. Wilson

    Theatrical producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Michael Gregg Wilson, OBE (born January 21, 1942) is an American-British producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Brad Jones22
    Bradley Scott Jones (born June 26, 1965) is an American former professional ice hockey left... more on Wikipedia
  • Max Baucus23

    Max Baucus

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceHelena, Montana, USA

    Maxwell Sieben Baucus (né Enke; born December 11, 1941) is a retired American politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Hicks Maynard24

    Nancy Hicks Maynard

    Publisher, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 62 (1946-2008)

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Nancy Alene Hicks Maynard (1 November 1946 – 21 September 2008) was an American publisher,... more on Wikipedia
  • David F. Levi25


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    David Frank Levi (born August 29, 1951) is a United States jurist and former Dean of the Duke... more on Wikipedia