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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Huey Long and David Vitter.

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

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Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer Huey Pierce Long, Jr., nicknamed The Kingfish, was an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 ...more

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Jim Garrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer Earling Carothers "Jim" Garrison – who changed his first name to Jim in the early 1960s – was the District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, from 1962 to 1973. A member of the ...more

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Walter Nixon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Walter Louis Nixon, Jr. is a former United States federal judge who was impeached by the House of Representatives and removed from office by the Senate. Nixon was born in Biloxi, Mississippi. He ...more

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David Vitter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer David Bruce Vitter is the senior United States Senator from Louisiana and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, he served in the United States House of Representatives, representing the ...more

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Alexi Giannoulias is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias is an American politician who served as Illinois Treasurer from 2007 to 2011. A Democrat, Giannoulias defeated Republican candidate State Senator ...more

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William H. Pryor, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Jurist, Lawyer William Holcombe "Bill" Pryor, Jr. is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and a Commissioner on the United States Sentencing Commission. ...more

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Charlton Lyons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer Charlton Havard Lyons, Sr., also known as Big Papa Lyons, was a Shreveport oilman who in March 1964 waged the first determined Republican bid for the Louisiana governorship since Reconstruction. ...more

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Marc S Firestone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer Marc Firestone is Executive Vice President, Corporate Legal Affairs and General Counsel for Kraft Foods Inc. Marc is responsible for the company's corporate and government affairs, legal and ...more

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John Minor Wisdom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Jurist John Minor Wisdom, one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 1950s and 1960s, ...more

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John Rarick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer John Richard Rarick was a lawyer who served as a Louisiana state district court judge from 1961 to 1966 in St. Francisville, Louisiana, the seat of West Feliciana Parish, and as a Democratic ...more

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Victoria Reggie Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Lawyer Victoria Anne Reggie "Vicki" Kennedy is an American lawyer and the second wife/widow of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy, who was 22 years her senior.

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John Grenier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Pilot, Politician, Lawyer John Edward Grenier was an American attorney and a pioneer in the development of the modern Republican Party in the U.S. state of Alabama. Grenier was a former litigator for Lange Simpson ...more

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Arthur C. Watson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Banker, Lawyer Arthur Chopin Watson was an attorney, state legislator, civic leader, philanthropist, and chairman of the Democratic Party of Louisiana from 1968 to 1976. He was afflicted with polio in infancy ...more

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Alvin Olin King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Alvin Olin King was a Louisiana politician allied with the popular Long faction of the state Democratic Party. King was born in Leoti in Wichita County in western Kansas– not to be confused with ...more

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Newton C. Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Newton Crain Blanchard was a United States Representative, Senator, and the 33rd Governor of Louisiana. Born in Rapides Parish in Central Louisiana, he completed academic studies, studied law in ...more

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James H. Morrison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer James Hobson "Jimmy" Morrison, Sr., was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Louisiana's 6th congressional district, who served from 1943 to 1967. ...more

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John Newell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Lawyer John David Stokes Newell, Sr., was a Louisiana planter and lawyer who founded the Tensas Parish town of Newellton, which he named for his father, Edward D. Newell.

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Rob Couhig is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer Robert Emmet Couhig, Jr., known as Rob Couhig, is an attorney, businessman, entrepreneur, Republican political activist, and a former radio talk show host from New Orleans, Louisiana. His last ...more

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Dee D. Drell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Dee Dodson Drell is the chief United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, based in Alexandria, the seat of Rapides Parish and the largest city in Central Louisiana. Drell ...more

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Lane Carson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Lane Anderson Carson is the former head of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs in the administration of Governor Bobby Jindal. Carson is also a licensed building contractor and real ...more

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Nauman Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer Nauman Steele Scott, II, was a Republican-appointed federal judge in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, who served from 1970 until his death in 2001. In ...more

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Jacob Haight Morrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Writer Jacob Haight Morrison, IV, was an attorney, journalist, author, and historical preservationist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He helped preserve the Vieux Carré or French Quarter, which has ...more

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Jared Y. Sanders, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Jared Young Sanders, Jr., was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, the Louisiana State Senate, and the United States House of Representatives, perhaps best known for ...more

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John Malcolm Duhé, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer John Malcolm Duhé, Jr., is a retired senior judge on the New Orleans-based United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He subsequently practiced law in Lafayette.

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Whitney Gaskell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Whitney Gaskell Novelist Whitney Gaskell is an American author of eight comedic novels published by Bantam Books.

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Robert Harling is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Robert Harling Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Robert Harling is an American writer, producer and film director.

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Arnold Jack Rosenthal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer Arnold Jack Rosenthal was an attorney and businessman from Alexandria, Louisiana, who from 1973 to 1977 was his city's last elected municipal commissioner of finance and utilities.

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Thomas John Rodi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Thomas John Rodi Thomas John Rodi is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the current Archbishop of Mobile, having previously served as Bishop of Biloxi from 2001 to 2008.

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John William Corrington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter John William Corrington was an American film and television writer, novelist, poet and lawyer. He received a B.A. degree from Centenary College, in 1956 and his M.A. from Rice University in ...more

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Michael F.
Michael F. "Mike" Thompson Politician Michael Francis Thompson, known as Mike Thompson, is a home builder from Lafayette, Louisiana, who served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1972-1988. Thompson was a Democrat for ...more

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Edith Brown Clement is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge Edith "Joy" Brown Clement is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Edmund Reggie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Edmund Michael Reggie, Sr., was an American Democratic politician and city judge from Louisiana. Reggie was born in the rice-growing city of Crowley, the seat of government of Acadia Parish in ...more

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William K. Suter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
William K. Suter Lawyer William Kent Suter is an American jurist who served as the 19th Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States, a position he held for over twenty years. Prior to this, he was a major general ...more

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John Hainkel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer John Joseph Hainkel, Jr., was a legislator from New Orleans who died in office after thirty-seven years of service. He was the first person in Louisiana and United States history to have been ...more

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Rafael Anchia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Rafael Anchia Lawyer Rafael Anchía is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the Dallas-based 103rd District since 2004. He had previously served on the board of the Dallas ...more

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Jonathan Hensleigh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Jonathan Blair Hensleigh is an American screenwriter and film director, working primarily in the action/adventure genre of films.

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Edgar G.
Politician, Lawyer Edgar G. Mouton, Jr., known as Sonny Mouton, is an attorney from Lafayette, Louisiana, who was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1964 to 1966 and the Louisiana ...more

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Luther Strange is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Lawyer Luther Johnson Strange, III, is the 49th Attorney General of the U.S. state of Alabama. Strange was a candidate for public office in both 2006 and 2010. In 2006, Strange ran for Lieutenant ...more

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John Vincent Saykanic is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
John Vincent Saykanic

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W. Eugene Davis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
W. Eugene Davis Judge William Eugene Davis, known as W. Eugene Davis, is a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. His chambers are in Lafayette, Louisiana. Born in Winfield in Marion ...more

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Alvin Anthony Schall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Alvin Anthony Schall Alvin Anthony Schall is a United States federal judge.

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Percy Saint is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Lawyer Percy D. Saint was an lawyer and politician who served as the Louisiana attorney general from 1924 until 1932. He was an intraparty Democratic critic of Governor and U.S. Senator Huey Pierce

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Cedric Richmond is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Politician, Attorney at law, Lawyer Cedric Levon Richmond is an American politician in the Democratic Party who has been the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district since 2011. His district includes most of ...more

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Patricia Head Minaldi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Patricia Head Minaldi Patricia Head Minaldi is a District Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. She joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W.

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Mike Tannenbaum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Mike Tannenbaum Mike Tannenbaum is a professional American football executive, who is currently the Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Miami Dolphins. Prior to that, he served as the ...more

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Martin Leach-Cross Feldman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Martin Leach-Cross Feldman is a judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He was nominated by U.S. President Ronald W. Reagan on September 9, 1983, to a ...more

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Dean Andrews Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Dean Andrews Jr. Dean Adams Andrews Jr. was an attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the trial of Clay Shaw, he was questioned by New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison regarding his Warren Commission ...more

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Albert Estopinal, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Albert Estopinal, Jr., was an attorney and politician from St. Bernard Parish in south Louisiana whose career extended from the 19th to the 20th centuries.

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Eric Skrmetta is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Lawyer Eric Frederick Skrmetta is an attorney from Metairie, Louisiana, who is a Republican member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission from District 1, which includes suburban New Orleans, the ...more

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Eldon E. Fallon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Tulane University Law School Alumni
Eldon E. Fallon Judge Eldon E. Fallon is a United States federal judge.