U.S. News Ranks Fordham Law #27 in Nation, Evening Program #2


In the new 2021 edition of the U.S. News law school rankings released today, Fordham Law ranked 27, up 12 spots from last year’s ranking. The Law School’s part-time, evening program jumped one spot to 2 in the nation. 

In the specialty rankings, Trial Advocacy held at 9. Dispute Resolution, Clinical Training and Intellectual Property Law all rose in rankings:

  • Dispute Resolution 13
  • Clinical Training 17
  • Intellectual Property Law 21

Additionally, in the new specialty rankings, Fordham Law was in the top 25 in most areas: 

  • Business-Corporate 17
  • Contracts-Commercial Law 23
  • Criminal Law 17 
  • Constitutional Law 25

Separately, in the recently released National Law Journal’s “Go-To Law Schools” ranking, Fordham Law ranked 21 overall and 11 in alumni promoted from associates to partner. This ranking is based on law schools that sent the highest percentage of the J.D. class of 2019 to the largest 100 law firms.

Read more about the new 2021 U.S. News ranking in this National Law Journal article.


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