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Yale Law School

About Yale Law School


  • Established: 1843
  • Parent School: Yale University
  • Dean: Heather Gerken
  • Location: New Haven, Connecticut
  • Website: law.yale.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 636

2020 Application Information




James Forman Jr: Expanding Access to the Legal Profession after SFFA v. Harvard/UNC

Conversations on Leadership: Rakim Brooks ’16


Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 1,115 lawyers who graduated from Yale Law School is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. These include lawyers in Connecticut and across the U.S. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Yale Law School.

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Benjamin Gideon (1999)
Gideon Asen LLC
Portland, ME
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Jonathan Eric Polonsky (1982)
Polonsky Law PC
Rye Brook, NY
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Martin Wayne Lester (1990)
Lester Law
Chattanooga, TN
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Brendan Daniel Cummins (1996)
Cummins & Cummins, LLP
Minneapolis, MN
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Michael Alan Brodsky (2001)
Law Offices of Michael A Brodsky
Capitola, CA
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Benjamin Gideon (1999)
Gideon Asen LLC
New Gloucester, ME
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications4,1295,1943,539
Total Offers236214262
Acceptance Rate5.72%4.12%7.40%
LSAT Score Median175174173
LSAT Score Low171171170
LSAT Score High178177176
Undergraduate GPA Median3.943.943.94
Undergraduate GPA Low3.873.883.85
Undergraduate GPA High3.993.993.99
Total Graduates209221203

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers213215183
Total Passed204211181
School's Bar Passage Rate95.77%98.14%98.91%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate78.40%80.69%79.54%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate17.3717.4519.37

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$69$67$32
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$69$67$32
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$25$24$23
Off Campus Living Expenses$25$24$23

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants410469396
Total Percentage Receiving Grants64%73%64%
Average Grant Amount - Median$31.00--
Average Grant Amount - Low$22.00--
Average Grant Amount - High$40.00--

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio2.42.72.5
Total Students636640619
Total Students Male309307310
Total Students Female318324327
Total Faculty260241249
Total Faculty Male165157160
Total Faculty Female958388
Total Faculty Minorities453433

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Yale Law School to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2021 National Rankings - Yale Law School

#1 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.94
Yale Law School is tied for #1 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.94) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#1 in Acceptance Rate - 4.12%
Yale Law School ranks #1 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 4.12% among those who applied for admission.

#8 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 2.7
Yale Law School ranks #8 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 2.7 faculty ratio

#1 in Median LSAT - 174
Yale Law School is tied for #1 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 174 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#3 in Bar Passage Rate - 98.14%
Yale Law School ranks #3 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#6 in Highest Tuition - $67
Yale Law School is tied for #6 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#111 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 14.11%
Yale Law School ranks #111 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (14.11%).

#157 in Presence of Female Faculty - 34%
Yale Law School ranks #157 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (34%).


Yale Law School
127 Wall St
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-432-4995

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