Northwestern University Law School

Northwestern University School of Law is a prestigious American law school located in Chicago, offering a number of different degrees and programs of study such as the JD Programs, LLM Programs, Executive LLM Programs, Tax Programs.

The School’s has a number of student-run scholarly journals including Northwestern University Law Review, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Journal of International Law and Business, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, Journal of International Human Rights, Journal of Law and Social Policy.


- 10th in the US News and World Report guide to the nation's top law schools (2010). It is placed highly in the following specialties:
   - Trial Advocacy (10th)
   - Clinical Training (13th)
   - Tax Law (4th)
   - Legal Writing (10th)
   - Dispute Resolution (15th)
   - International Law (19th)

- 1st for Best Career Prospects, 7th for Toughest to Get Into, 9th for Best Quality of Life, 10th for Best Classroom Experience (Princeton Review, October 2009).

- 9th overall, 3rd for Trial Advocacy, 4th for Tax Law, 8th for Legal Writing (U.S. News & World Report 2009).

- 5th in the Percentage of Graduates Hired by NLJ 250 firms (National Law Journal, February 2009).

- 5th in Percentage of Federal Appellate Clerkships for 2008-2009; 6th in Success Rate of Graduates on the Teaching Market 2006-2008; 10th in Total Supreme Court Clerks for 2000-2007 terms (Leiter’s Law School Rankings).

- Rated 7th overall in the "Judging the Law Schools" (Thomas E. Brennan and Don LeDuc 2008).

- 1st for "Best Career Prospects", 8th for "Toughest to Get Into", 10th for "Best Quality of Life", 10th for "Best Overall Academic Experience" (Princeton Review 2007).

- 9th in the Vault Law School Guide rankings 2008.