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

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

List is made up of graduates like Ann Coulter and Gerald Ford.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Michigan Law School?” and “Which celebrities are University of Michigan Law School alumni?”
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Ann Coulter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Commentator, Author, Writer
Ann Hart Coulter is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer, syndicated columnist, and lawyer. She frequently appears on television, radio, and as a speaker at public ...more
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Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician, American football player, Lawyer
Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford Jr. was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving ...more
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Larry Elder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Lawyer
Laurence Allen "Larry" Elder is an American lawyer, writer and radio and television personality who calls himself the "Sage of South Central," a district of Los Angeles, ...more
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Michael Newdow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Physician, Social activist, Lawyer
Michael Arthur Newdow is an American attorney and emergency medicine physician. He is best known for his efforts to have recitations of the current version of the Pledge of Allegiance in public ...more
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Clarence Darrow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for ...more
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Michele Coleman Mayes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
Michele Coleman Mayes has been named vice president and general counsel of The Allstate Corporation and senior vice president and general counsel for Allstate Insurance Company, effective ...more
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Kenneth Reeves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician
Kenneth Reeves appeared in the 2011 documentary film Taboo Yardies.
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Frank Murphy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Judge, Politician, Jurist
William Francis "Frank" Murphy was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1940 after a political career as Governor of Michigan and Mayor of ...more
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Valerie Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer
Valerie June Bowman Jarrett is a Senior Advisor to the President of the United States and Assistant to the President for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama ...more
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Rob Portman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Lawyer
Robert Jones "Rob" Portman is an American lawyer and the junior United States Senator from Ohio, in office since 2011. Previously he served as the 14th United States Trade ...more
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James William Good is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
James William Good was an American politician from the state of Iowa, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Cabinet of President Herbert Hoover as Secretary of War. He was a ...more
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Sam Zell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
Samuel "Sam" Zell is an American business magnate. He is chairman of Equity Group Investments, the private investment firm he founded in the 1960s. The majority of his investment ...more
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Eric Lefkofsky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Investor, Entrepreneur
Eric Paul Lefkofsky is a U.S.-born entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CEO of Groupon, co-founder of Lightbank; founder & director of InnerWorkings, Inc., Echo Global Logistics, Inc., ...more
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Arthur Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Arthur Brown was a United States Senator from Utah. Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he attended the common schools and graduated from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in 1862. He pursued ...more
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Harold Ford, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician
Harold Eugene Ford, Jr. is an American politician and was the last chairman of the now-defunct Democratic Leadership Council. He was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of ...more
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Bob Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader
Robert Warren "Bob" Woodruff is an American television journalist. His career in journalism dates back to 1989, and he is widely known for succeeding Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC ...more
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Ronald Olson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Anthropologist, Lawyer
Ronald L. Olson is an American attorney and a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger Tolles & Olson LLP. He was the lead attorney representing the board of directors of Yahoo! in ...more
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Miriam Defensor Santiago is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Judge, Politician, Political scientist
Miriam Defensor Santiago is a Filipino politician, notable for having served in all three branches of the Philippine government – judicial, executive, and legislative. She was named one of The ...more
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Philip Hart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Philip Aloysius Hart was an American lawyer and politician. A Democrat, he served as a United States Senator from Michigan from 1959 until his death in 1976. He was known as the "Conscience ...more
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Ken Salazar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Kenneth Lee "Ken" Salazar served as the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior, in the administration of President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013. A member of the Democratic ...more
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Melody Barnes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Melody C. Barnes was chosen by President Barack Obama to serve as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council for his administration. Obama announced her appointment on November 24, 2008. She ...more
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George W. Crockett, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Politician
George William Crockett Jr. was an African-American attorney, jurist, and congressman from the U.S. state of Michigan. He also served as a national vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild ...more
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Gilbert Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Publisher, Politician
Gilbert Monell Hitchcock was a Representative and a Senator from Nebraska, and the founder of the Omaha World-Herald.
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Paul Gillmor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Lawyer
Paul Eugene Gillmor was an American politician of the Republican Party who served as the U.S. Representative from the 5th congressional district of Ohio from 1989 until his death.
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Charles Henderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Michigan Law School Alumni
Lawyer
Charles Belknap Henderson was an American attorney, businessman, and politician who served as United States Senator from Nevada.