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New England Law Alumni

Continuing the tradition of trailblazing.

From New England Law | Boston’s founding in 1908 as Portia Law School—the only law school in the United States created exclusively for women—the school has always been a community that cherishes academic excellence and launches groundbreaking practitioners. Law school graduates include a civil rights hero, the first female presiding judge in Massachusetts, and a director of the U.S. secret service.  The New England Law alumni ranks also include more than 450 career mentors.

See what law school alumni have to say about this remarkable learning community.

New England Law alumni are practicing in 48 states and several foreign countries. Here’s what a few of them are up to.

  • Paula M. Carey ’86, Chief Justice, Massachusetts Trial Court
  • Michael Curry ’05, Former President of the Boston Branch of the NAACP
  • Thomas J. Curry ’81, Comptroller of the Currency, US Department of the Treasury
  • Sara Goldman Curley ’02, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP (Boston)
  • Peter H. Dinwiddie ’04, Vice President of Basketball Operations, Indiana Pacers
  • Mitchell Garabedian ’79, attorney for victims of sexual abuse, featured in the movie Spotlight
  • Amy Peterson ’05, Associate Counsel, Detroit Tigers
  • Karyn E. Polito ’91, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor
  • Roberto Ronquillo Jr. ’84, Chief Justice, Boston Municipal Court
  • Timothy F. Sullivan ’91, Chief Justice, Massachusetts Housing Court
  • Leonard P. Zakim ’78, civil rights leader, namesake for Boston’s Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge

View hiring statistics and the list of employers for New England Law graduates.