Alumni

Upcoming Alumni Events

Alumni are invited to reconnect in Charlottesville during May 13-15, 2022. More

Clay Hall building

Fast Facts

Alumni

20,000+

alumni in all 50 states, D.C. and more than 60 foreign countries

Endowment

$605

million

Giving Rate

47%

of alumni gave to the 2020-21 Annual Giving Campaign

Young Alumni

88%

of the Class of 2019 made a pledge to UVA Law

 

The UVA Law Network

From Boston to San Francisco, alumni offer career and networking advice.

Ruthie Ma Swilling

Ruthie Ma Swilling '03

Boston

"It was during my 4th year working for a Big Law firm in Boston that I decided to assess ‘Where is this ladder heading?’ and made the choice to switch to an in-house position."

Lisa Friel

Lisa M. Friel '83

New York City

"UVA Law is unique in fostering an environment of teamwork and trust, both of which are so important to be successful in today’s world."

Adrienne Penta

Adrienne Penta '03

Boston

"There are more UVA lawyers than you might suspect in Boston, and we will all find time to speak with a Virginia Law student interested in working here."

James A. Pardo

James A. Pardo '79

Atlanta

"Do your homework and think through what you are looking for beyond a paycheck."

Roscoe Jones

Roscoe Jones '03

Washington, D.C.

"Washington is a town built on relationships. So keep in touch with the contacts you make there and find a mentor in the city- you never know when that one contact will open up a door for you to walk through."

William M. Bosch

William M. Bosch '92

Washington, D.C.

"The Virginia lawyer graduates with an understanding that it is possible to be a gladiator without losing touch with humanity. In fact, it is essential to a long and successful career - especially as a trial lawyer and litigator."

Susan L. Fox

Susan L. Fox '91

Washington, D.C.

"Don’t let inertia keep you in a job that isn’t leading you in the right direction. Be open to nontraditional jobs and work in government and policy fields to expand your horizons."

Todd C. Jacobs

Todd C. Jacobs '89

Chicago

"Many cases we handle do not have straightforward answers, and new subject matters arise daily. It’s within these gray areas that I appreciate how UVA Law teaches students to think through complex questions."

Doug Bouton

Douglas Bouton '10

Chicago

"I think the people are what make UVA Law so special, enjoyable and distinguishable from other law school experiences."

Kurt L. Davis Jr.

Kurt L. Davis Jr. '09

Houston

"Employers know UVA Law in Houston, in the U.S. and beyond the borders of the U.S. "

Contact

Law School Foundation
alumni@law.virginia.edu / (434) 924-3466

Alumni Relations (Reunions and Events)
alumnievents@law.virginia.edu / (434) 924-3588 / Fax: (434) 924-1462