University of Georgia School of Law

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University of Georgia School of Law

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Number of professors

Part-time faculty

for J.D., LL.M. and M.S.L. degrees together

Professor-student ratio


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Ranking & Awards

UGA School of Law:

  • #31 best law schools (U.S. News & World Report, 2020/2021)
  • #12 public law schools (U.S. News & World Report, 2020/2021)
  • #1 best-value law schools (The National Jurist, 2018/19)
  • #21 international law curriculum in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report, 2019/2020)
  • Best school for practical training (preLaw, 2020)
  • #10 moot court rankings (preLaw 2019)
  • 8 national, 6 regional, and 3 state titles in the last 5 years, including 2019-20 national Moot court competition title
  • Advocacy teams compete in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and the Model African Union


  • #15 Best Public Universities (U.S. News)
  • Among public universities, the University of Georgia is one of the nation’s top three producers of Rhodes Scholars over the past two decades.

Renowned professors

The UGA School of law expert faculty includes 5 former U.S. Supreme Court judicial clerks, Fulbright Scholars and a recipient of the American Law Institute Young Scholars Medal; many serve as consultants to legal institutions, foreign governments and corporations.

Notable Alumni

Wolfgang Eichele (LL.M.)
Chief Executive Officer, German National Association of Insurance Intermediaries (BVK)

Dr. Rainer Esser (LL.M.)
CEO, Die Zeit; Managing Director, DvH Medien GmbH

Artemis Hatzi-Hull (LL.M.)
DG Environment, European Commission

Kristina Haverkamp (LL.M.)
Managing Director, German Energy Agency

Dr. Jean-Marie Henckaerts (LL.M.)
Legal Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland

Harold D. Melton (J.D.)
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.)
former United States Deputy Attorney General and acting United States Attorney General

Dr. Kannan Rajarathinam (LL.M.)
Deputy Head of Office, UN Assistance Mission in Somalia at UNSOM

Siva Subramaniam (LL.M.)
Partner, PwC