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

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

Items on this list include Nick Buoniconti and Rudy Vallée.

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

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Thomas J. Lane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Thomas Joseph Lane was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts from 1941 to 1963, notable for having been re-elected after serving time in federal prison. Lane was born in Lawrence, ...more

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John H. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Lawyer John H. Rogers is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 12th Norfolk District since 1992, which includes all of Norwood and parts of Walpole. Bills ...more

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Cheryl Jacques is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Cheryl Ann Jacques is a Massachusetts administrative judge in the Department of Industrial Accidents, and former politician who served six terms in the Massachusetts Senate. She also worked as ...more

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Larry Frisoli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Larry Frisoli was the Republican Party candidate for Attorney General in Massachusetts in 2006. Frisoli, who was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and was a Boston University and Suffolk ...more

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Marty Meehan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Martin Thomas "Marty" Meehan is the current Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, a position he assumed on July 1, 2007. A Democrat, Meehan served in the United States ...more

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Salvatore DiMasi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Salvatore F. "Sal" DiMasi is a former Democratic state representative in Massachusetts. The former Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives originally joined the state ...more

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James Bamford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Journalist, Author V. James Bamford is an American bestselling author and journalist noted for his writing about United States intelligence agencies, especially the National Security Agency. Bamford has taught at ...more

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Joe Moakley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician John Joseph "Joe" Moakley was a Democratic congressman from the Ninth District of Massachusetts. Moakley won the seat from incumbent Louise Day Hicks in a 1972 rematch; the seat had ...more

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Richard J. Leon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Judge Richard J. Leon is an American lawyer and federal judge. He has served as a judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia since 2002.

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John F. Tierney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician, Attorney at law John F. Tierney is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts from January 3, 1997 to January 3, 2015. He is a Democrat who represented the state's 6th ...more

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John Hynes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician John B. Hynes, a Massachusetts politician, was mayor of Boston 1950-1960.

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William F. Galvin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician William Francis Galvin is the 27th and current Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth.

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Patrick C. Lynch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Patrick C. Lynch is an American lawyer who served as Rhode Island's Attorney General. He has overseen the investigation and prosecution of the second-deadliest fire in Rhode Island history and ...more

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Ronald Machtley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Ronald Keith "Ron" Machtley was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Rhode Island from 1989 to 1995. Since 1996, Machtley has served as president of ...more

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Frank Caprio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Judge Judge Frank Caprio is the television judge on ABC's Caught in Providence. He is also the chief municipal judge in Providence, Rhode Island and the former Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of ...more

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Neal D. Goldman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Neal D. Goldman is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative and Legal Officer. He heads the legal department, acts as corporate secretary and directs 3Com's intellectual property ...more

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Joan Vennochi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Joan Vennochi Journalist Joan Vennochi is an American newspaper columnist. She specializes in local and national politics at The Boston Globe. With Stephen A. Kurkjian, Alexander B. Hawes Jr., Nils Bruzelius, and Robert ...more

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Martin F. Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Judge Martin Francis Loughlin was a judge in the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire from 1979 to 1995. Loughlin was born in Manchester, New Hampshire and graduated from St. ...more

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Matthew J. Amorello is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Matthew John Amorello is a former Massachusetts state senator and former chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority who presided over the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project from ...more

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Gustavo Gelpí is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Gustavo Antonio Gelpí, Jr. is a United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico. At age 40, he was the youngest judge at the time of his appointment.

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Nina Mitchell Wells is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Nina Mitchell Wells Politician Nina Mitchell Wells is a former Secretary of State of New Jersey. She served in the cabinet of Governor Jon Corzine. Prior to assuming her cabinet post in January 2006, Wells served as a vice ...more

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Gleason Archer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Gleason Leonard Archer, Jr. was a Biblical scholar, theologian, educator and author.

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Paul Suttell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Paul Suttell Paul Suttell is the Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Chief Justice Suttell is a 1976 graduate of Suffolk University Law School and a 1971 graduate of Northwestern University in ...more

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James Sokolove is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
James Sokolove Lawyer James G. Sokolove is an American attorney known for advertising legal services on television. Though he was the largest legal advertiser in the United States in 2007, Sokolove's firm acts only ...more

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Maureen McKenna Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Maureen McKenna Goldberg Maureen McKenna Goldberg is a justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Goldberg is a 1978 graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Previously she graduated from St. Mary Academy – ...more

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Rudy Vallée is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader Rudy Vallée was an American singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. He was one of the first modern pop stars of the teen idol type.

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John F. Collins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician John Frederick Collins was the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, United States from 1960 to 1968.

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Anthony D. Galluccio is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Anthony D. Galluccio is a former US Massachusetts State Senator, and a Democratic politician having won the seat vacated by Jarrett T. Barrios. He is a graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin ...more

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Eileen Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Eileen Donoghue is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate, representing the 1st Middlesex district. She has served since January 2011. Donoghue is an attorney and a former mayor and ...more

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Nick Buoniconti is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
American football player Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti is a former American Football League and NFL Hall of Fame middle linebacker, who played for the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins.

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Frank T. Caprio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Frank T. Caprio is an American politician and banker from Rhode Island. He had a twenty-year political career which included being elected as the General Treasurer of Rhode Island. He was the ...more

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Bruce Tarr is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Lawyer Bruce E. Tarr is the minority leader of the Massachusetts Senate. He has been a member of the Senate since 1995, representing the 1st Essex and Middlesex District. He is a member of the United ...more

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David Caprio is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
David Caprio Lawyer David A. Caprio is an American attorney and Rhode Island State Representative from District 34. He was first elected on December 21, 1999. Caprio represents portions of South Kingstown and ...more

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John F. Quinn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
John F. Quinn Politician, Lawyer John F. Quinn is an American politician who represented 9th Bristol District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1992–2011. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Bristol County ...more

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Andrea Cabral is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Writer, Sheriff, Lawyer Andrea J. Cabral is an American lawyer and former Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety.

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Tad Devine is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Consultant Thomas A. "Tad" Devine is an American political consultant. Devine was a senior adviser in Al Gore's 2000 and John Kerry's 2004 Presidential campaigns. He has worked on ten winning ...more

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Guy Velella is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Politician Guy John Velella was a Republican New York State Senator from The Bronx. A political leader, state assemblyman, and state senator for over 30 years, Velella was indicted in 2002 on 25 counts of ...more

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Dapper O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Dapper O'Neil Politician Albert Leo "Dapper" O'Neil was an American politician who served as a socially conservative member of the Boston City Council for 28 years. He served on the Boston Licensing Board and ...more

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Phillip Brutus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Phillip J. Brutus is a former member of the Florida House of Representatives. Brutus graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, New York. He got his Bachelor's degree at the University ...more

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Cleon Turner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Cleon Turner Lawyer Cleon H. Turner is a former state representative in Massachusetts. He represented the First Barnstable District of Brewster from 2005 to 2015. Turner graduated from Silver Lake Regional High ...more

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Reed V. Hillman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Reed V. Hillman Politician Reed V. Hillman is an American law enforcement officer and politician who was the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor for the 2006 gubernatorial election in Massachusetts, as well as a ...more

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Michael A. Costello is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Michael A. Costello Michael A. Costello is a former State Representative for the Massachusetts House of Representatives, who represented the first district of Essex County, Massachusetts. Costello graduated from ...more

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James V. Aukerman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
James V. Aukerman James Vance Aukerman is an American lawyer in private practice and former Democratic Party Rhode Island State Representative from South Kingstown serving from 1971 to 1983. He was the Democratic ...more

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Paul Reiber is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Paul Reiber Lawyer Paul L. Reiber is the Chief Justice on the Vermont Supreme Court. Reiber graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1970 and from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts in 1974. ...more

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Edward J. Clancy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Edward J. Clancy, Jr. Lawyer Edward J. "Chip" Clancy, Jr. is a Massachusetts politician who served the 55th mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts. He was first elected in November 2001. Previously, Clancy served on the ...more

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Samuel Zoll is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Samuel Zoll Samuel Edward Zoll was an American lawyer, judge and politician. He began his career as a high school teacher then became a lawyer, politician, then a judge. Later in life he was named to be ...more

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John J. Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
John J. Lombardi John Lombardi is an American Democratic politician from Providence, Rhode Island. As President of the Providence City Council, he served as Acting Mayor for four months between the conviction of ...more

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Robert DeLeo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Robert DeLeo Lawyer Robert A. DeLeo is an American politician from the state of Massachusetts. Since 2009 he has been Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, succeeding Salvatore DiMasi, who resigned ...more

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Kate Murray is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Kate Murray Politician, Lawyer Kate Murray is the Supervisor of the Town of Hempstead, New York, United States. Murray is the first woman to be elected supervisor since the position was created in 1918.

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Michael Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Suffolk University Law School Alumni
Michael Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan is an American lawyer and politician who served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts and Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...more