Columbia Law School
New York, NY
By the Numbers
Number of Students: 1,267
Student Body Demographics:
What employers are saying about Columbia Law School
- "On-campus recruiting is not handled well and is not friendly to employers and makes it difficult to get to know students"
- "Very good research and writing skills."
- "Our associates from this school have an inability to see the big picture."
- "Excellent, but cut-throat"
- "Intelligent lawyers; well prepared"
About this School
Though Columbia Law School wasn't formally established until the middle of the 19th century, the first law professor at Columbia University, James Kent, was appointed in 1793. In the 1920s, Columbia Law became known as the center of the American legal realism movement. Today, the school has a reputation as a powerhouse for international law and i ... Read More
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