Our 20,000 alumni work at every level and are leaders at Big Law firms, solo practitioners in every field of law, high-profile corporate legal counsel, influential members of the judiciary and legislatures, and tireless advocates for the public interest. It’s a network that will welcome you at your first job and support you on the way to your top job.

Many distinguished judges & legislators in New Jersey are graduates of Rutgers Law School.

  • One Fiercely Loyal Alumni Network




  • Alumni enthusiastically mentor and network with our students; high attendance at alumni events is the norm.
  • They are eager to hire students and recent graduates for summer jobs, externships, associate positions, and clerkships.
  • They generously fund scholarships and fellowships (such as the Maida Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowship).
  • According to U.S. News 2015 rankings, Rutgers' two campuses ranked 1 and 2 in the nation for having the largest proportion of 2012 grads working in clerkships with judges at the state and local level.