University of Pennsylvania Law School

University of Pennsylvania Law School is one of the most selective law schools in the United States.

Penn Law offers the following degrees: J.D. degree, Master of Laws (LL.M.), the Master of Comparative Laws (LL.C.M.), and the Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.).

The LLM program is a one-year full-time course of study in advanced legal topics designed for lawyers trained outside of the US. The program can be done as a Course Track or as a Thesis Track. Specialty course tracks include Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Trade Law, Intellectual Property & the Internet, etc.

The LLCM program is a one-year course of advanced study for students who have received their LLM degree. Candidates have the option to pursue a concentration in a particular field, such as American Legal Institutions; Business Organizations and Securities Law; Commercial, Foreign Investment and Trade Law; etc.


- 8th in the Ranking of Best Law Schools (US News & World Report 2010).

- 8th among the Top Law Schools with the Best Career Prospects (Princeton Review 2008).

- 16th in the Thomas E. Brennan: Judging the Law Schools Ranking 2008.

- 9th in the Leiter Law School Rankings by Top Producers of New Law Teachers - Per Capita Placement (2003-2007).

- 9th in the Hylton Rankings of American Law Schools (2006).