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(tied for 3rd in NYC, 36th in the nation)

(12th in the nation)

U.S. News & World Report

#1

Dispute Resolution Program in NYC

#2

Intellectual Property Law Program in NYC

#3

Law School in NYC for Full-Time, Long-Term Jobs that Require Bar Passage


(14th in the nation)

The National Jurist

#1

Law School for Practical Training in NYC

(8th in the nation)

U.S. News & World Report

FOUR LL.M. PROGRAMS FOR DIVERSE INTERESTS

Optional concentrations:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Compliance and Risk Control
  • Corporate, Commercial and Securities Law
  • Fashion, Arts, Media, and Entertainment Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International and Comparative Law

Get the education you need for the legal career you want.

Career focused.

Our internship and externship programs are available to all LL.M. students. We help you make the right connections with potential employers throughout the LL.M. year. Our excellent location makes it possible to integrate the work hours with the classroom learning during your studies at Cardozo. Start your career-training and professional advise before you even get to Cardozo through our Priority Access program. 

A Cardozo education will challenge and inspire you. You will choose from the rich array of offerings that best match your interests and work alongside a stellar faculty—prolific, accessible, and defining the cutting edge of legal research and education. Our outstanding faculty actively engages in a dialogue with students both inside and outside the classroom. Through our vibrant community, with its deep connections to New York City, you will have unparalleled access to law firms, businesses, financial institutions, government offices, courts, and social justice organizations

WHAT STUDENTS SAY

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Cardozo offers LL.M. students eleven in-house clinics taught by full-time faculty, providing students with some of the best opportunities for real-world legal training in the country. In addition, our field clinics allow small groups of students to work with supervising attorneys at a wide range of law offices in the New York region. Hands-on experience plus meaningful connections to the New York legal community provide a powerful real-world advantage.

Eric S. Hochstadt ’03

Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

FACULTY RANKED 29th IN THE NATION

John LaBarre ’05

Head of Patent Transactions Google

Cardozo faculty are ranked 29th in the nation (Leiter Report) for scholarly impact.

 A strong alumni network can offer you career support as well as make meaningful contributions to your life as a law student.

OVER 13,000 ALUMNI CONNECTIONS

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy ’92

Supreme Court Justice
New York County

Julie Swidler ’82

EVP, Business Affairs & General Counsel, Sony

STUDY LAW IN THE HEART OF NEW YORK CITY

When you study at Cardozo, your education will draw on our extensive network of New York business and legal professionals. Our connections provide added value to your law degree and are powerful tools for exploring career interests and options.

55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Dean Myteberi looks forward to meeting you at the DAJV LLM fair.

Top five DAJV registrants who apply to Cardozo's LLM program by November 30th will receive an automatic tuition discount for academic year 2018-19. Meet with the dean in Cologne to find out more.