List of Famous Advocates

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List of famous advocates, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top advocates in the world? This includes the most prominent advocates, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable advocates is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic advocates were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned advocates.

Examples include Michael J. Fox and Menzies Campbell.

From reputable, prominent, and well known advocates to the lesser known advocates of today, these are some of the best professionals in the advocate field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous advocates ever?" and "What are the names of famous advocates?" then you're in the right place. 
Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Michael Andrew Fox (born June 9, 1961), known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, author, film producer and activist with a film and television career ...more

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's ...more

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Danica McKellar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Danica Mae McKellar (born January 3, 1975) is an American actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate. She played Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years. From 2010–2013 ...more

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Mia Tyler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Mia Abagale Tallarico (born December 22, 1978), better known as Mia Tyler, is an American actress, model, author, visual artist, media personality, socialite, fashion designer, talent manager ...more

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Tavis Smiley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley (; born September 13, 1964) is an American talk show host and author. Smiley was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, and grew up in Bunker Hill, Indiana. After attending Indiana ...more

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Betty Furness is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Elizabeth Mary Furness (January 3, 1916 – April 2, 1994) was an American actress, consumer advocate, and current affairs commentator.
Scott Nearing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Scott Nearing (August 6, 1883 – August 24, 1983) was an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, pacifist, and advocate of simple living.
Adagur H. Vishwanath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath (born 15 December 1949) is an Indian politician and former president of the Karnataka unit of the Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)). He is former member of the ...more
John Hill Burton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Advocates
John Hill Burton
John Hill Burton FRSE was a Scottish advocate, historian and economist. The author of "Life and Correspondence of David Hume", he was secretary of the Scottish Prison Board, and ...more
Menzies Campbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Walter Menzies Campbell, Baron Campbell of Pittenweem, (; born 22 May 1941), often known as Ming Campbell (Menzies being pronounced as Mingiss), is a British Liberal Democrat politician, ...more
Malcolm Rifkind is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind (born 21 June 1946) is a British politician who served in various roles as a cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including ...more
Adish Agarwal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Adish Agarwal
Adish C. Aggarwala is a jurist and the President of International Council of Jurists, Chairman of All India Bar Association, Convener of Indian Council of Jurists, Chairman of India Legal ...more
Imogen Lloyd Webber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Imogen Anne Lloyd Webber (born 31 March 1977) is a British broadcaster and author. She is the daughter of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and his first wife, Sarah Hugill. Her mother remarried in ...more
John Walsh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Benedetto Marcello is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Benedetto Giacomo Marcello (Italian: [beneˈdetto marˈtʃɛllo]; 31 July or 1 August 1686 – 24 July 1739) was an Italian composer, writer, advocate, magistrate, and teacher.
James Gustave Speth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Advocates
James Gustave (Gus) Speth (born March 4, 1942 in Orangeburg, South Carolina) is an American environmental lawyer and advocate.
William Edmondstoune Ayt... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Advocates
William Edmondstoune Aytoun FRSE (21 June 1813 – 4 August 1865) was a Scottish poet, lawyer by training, and professor of rhetoric and belles lettres at the University of Edinburgh. He published ...more
Gabrielle Union is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade (born October 29, 1972) is an American actress, activist, and author. She began her career in the 1990s, appearing on television sitcoms, before landing supporting ...more

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James Mackay, Baron Mack... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Advocates
James Peter Hymers Mackay, Baron Mackay of Clashfern, (born 2 July 1927) is a British advocate. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Lord Advocate, and Lord Chancellor (1987–1997). He ...more
Cecilia Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Cecilia Muñoz (born July 27, 1962) White House Domestic Policy Council under President Obama, a position she held for five years. Prior to that, she served as the White House Director of ...more
Floyd Red Crow Westerman... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Floyd Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta i.e. "Red Crow" in Dakota (August 17, 1936 – December 13, 2007), was a Sioux musician, political activist, and actor. After establishing a ...more
Ian Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Ian Robertson Hamilton, QC (born 13 September 1925) is a lawyer and Scottish Nationalist. He is best known for his part in the removal of the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey in 1950.
Joni Eareckson Tada is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Joni Eareckson Tada (born October 15, 1949) is an evangelical Christian author, radio host, and founder of Joni and Friends, an organization "accelerating Christian ministry in the ...more
Harry C.J. Phillips is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Harry C. J. Phillips, , (born Subiaco, 2 February 1943), is a leading political and civic education advocate and political commentator in Western Australia. He has extensive teaching and ...more
Salman Khurshid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Advocates
Salman Khurshid Alam Khan (born 1 January 1953) is an Indian politician, designated senior advocate, eminent author and a law teacher. He was the Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of External ...more