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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Where the Fortune 500 CEOs Went to Law School

U.S News Old LogoFollowing up on last month's post, Where the Fortune 500 CEOs Went to College:  U.S. News & World Report, Where the Fortune 500 CEOs Went to Law School:

Of the 498 chief executive officers listed on the 2012 Fortune 500 list, 46 hold legal degrees. ... (Two chief executive officers hold CEO positions at multiple Fortune 500 companies, which is why there are 498 rather than 500.)

Here is a ranking of the law schools with Fortune 500 CEO graduates (along with each school's U.S. News rank):

CEO Rank   School (US News Rank) No. of CEO Grads
1 Harvard (3) 9
2 Columbia (4) 3
2 Virginia (7) 3
2 SMU (51) 3
5 Stanford (2) 2
5 Pennsylvania (7) 2
5 Georgetown (13) 2
5 UCLA (15) 2
5 Minnesota (19) 2
5 Notre Dame (22) 2
5 Fordham (29) 2
5 West Virginia (101) 2
13 Yale (1) 1
13 NYU (6) 1
13 Boston University (26) 1
13 North Carolina (38) 1
13 Loyola-L.A. (51) 1
13 Kentucky (62) 1
13 Missouri (79) 1
13 DePaul (89) 1
13 Rutgers-Camden (99) 1
13 Villanova (101) 1
13 Akron (119) 1
13 South Texas (Tier 4) 1

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