Faculty Achievement

The School ranks No. 3 in the number of professors among the top 100 faculty in the country cited by the judiciary, according to a 2016 study. Three professors rank among the top 25.

The 2018 Princeton Review rankings rated UVA Law as No. 1 in Best Professors.

Eight professors are members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and 25 are members of the American Law Institute.

Reflecting the School’s emphasis on the interdisciplinary study of law, a number of faculty hold doctoral degrees in a variety of related fields, including economics, history, philosophy, psychology and medicine.

News About Faculty

Fast Facts

Student/Faculty Ratio: 6.2 to 1

Resident Faculty (Full-Time) Male: 66 Female: 28 Total: 94, 12 of whom are minorities

Other Faculty: 152 (adjuncts, lecturers, etc.)

Data reported to the ABA for Fall 2017

John Duffy

Professor John Duffy on Legal Team That Wins Landmark Supreme Court 'Forum-Shopping' Case

The Supreme Court recently released a decision that will significantly curb so-called "forum-shopping" in patent infringement cases, handing a win to a legal team that includes Professor John Duffy.