Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
By the Numbers
Number of Students: 588
Student Body Demographics:
What employers are saying about Yale Law School
- "High theoretical skills. Very adept at analytical thinking."
- "Weakness is lack of exposure to practical experience"
- "Wicked smart, but don't want to get their hands dirty in day-to-day litigation tasks"
- "Great lawyers if you can get them to focus on real-world business issues instead of how they'd run the country"
About this School
Originating as an apprenticeship program in the 19th century law office of Seth Staples, Yale Law School has shaped itself into an intentionally unconventional institution. Eschewing the widespread focus on private law, Yale Law is known as an advocate of public interest law, as well as a hub of legal theory. To emphasize its commitment, the scho ... Read More