GW Law Exists to Make an Impact on the Law and the World

Today, GW Law prepares students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to view the law in an increasingly global context. With an extensive curriculum, a faculty of well-respected scholars and practitioners, high-quality externship opportunities in the nation’s capital, robust mentorship programs, and an emphasis on professionalism and career development, we assist students in exploring the law in depth and finding their own place within it.

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Our Impact


GW Law Hosts “Coffee with Experience”

December 4, 2023

Alumni and students gathered for a morning of career questions and making connections.

GW Law Launches its New Center for Law and Technology

December 4, 2023

GW Law proudly unveils its Center for Law and Technology, focusing on Intellectual Property and Privacy and Technology Law.

Professor Susan R. Jones Awarded JEDI-CCE Award

December 1, 2023

Transform Mid-Atlantic awarded Professor Jones the JEDI-CCE Award for her contributions to clinical law and dedication to just community development at GW Law.

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Degree Programs

GW Law offers a range of degrees designed to equip students with the legal knowledge they need to make a difference in the world. We encourage you to explore our degree programs and consider the quality of education provided at the George Washington University Law School.

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"The GW Law community is overwhelmingly supportive. My law school experience is significantly better with the advice, guidance, and support of my GW Law family. So don’t be afraid to ask others for help, including me. Networking is the vehicle that drives professional success, especially in DC. It is critical to find people who are willing to invest in you."

Leila M. Diallo
Class of 2023


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GW Law by the Numbers



Total First-Year Applications


Countries Represented


Practice Areas Offered

2.5 Miles

From the Supreme Court of the United States


Student Organizations



Faculty in the News

"Fanatics, Italian Rival Test Antitrust Law in Market Share Fight"

Bloomberg Law quoted William Kovacic about sports trading card companies for market share.

"Appeals court considers Trump speech restrictions in 2020 election case"

Agence France-Presse quoted Catherine Ross discussing Trump’s gag orders.

"Vivek Ramaswamy wants young voters to pass a civics test. These Americans call it a flashback to the 1960s"

USA Today quoted Spencer Overton discussing voting rights and requirements.

"Potential Cigna-Humana Deal Shows the Limits of Biden’s Antitrust Push"

Barron’s quoted William Kovacic talking about the healthcare Antitrust monopoly and potential union.

"In New York fraud trial, Trump defense goes on offense"

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Stephen Saltzburg discussing Trump’s fraud trial.


Current Students

Attending GW Law is about more than receiving a law degree. It’s about the activities you’ll get involved with, the traditions you’ll partake in, the people you’ll meet, and the memories you’ll make. 


A dynamic combination of support and career development from the start of each student’s legal education sets the GW Law experience apart from all others.

Alumni & Giving

GW Law alumni forge lasting relationships with one another—as well as with faculty and staff—that enrich their lives and careers and present unique experiences. 


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