Columbia Law School offers a rich intellectual experience with practical and far-reaching applications. Our students go on to practice law as part of an international community of innovative professionals and dynamic leaders who set the highest standards.
Global and International Law
Our curriculum is infused with a global perspective. Learn about Rights & Freedom, Conflict & Security, Property & Markets, Governance & Cooperation.
Public Interest and Human Rights Law
Providing legal representation and advocating for underserved populations is a privilege and responsibility of the Columbia community.
Law and Business
Our leafy campus is in the capital of capital. There is simply no better place than New York to learn about Wall Street, startup funding, the ins and outs of corporate law, or entrepreneurship.
Intellectual Property Law
As a fashion, media, and tech hub, New York is a laboratory for cutting-edge conversation and litigation affecting us 24/7.
Clinical Education and Experiential Learning
Prep a witness. Submit a brief. Go to court. Nothing beats representing a client or fighting for a policy change to make you feel like a lawyer.
Environmental and Energy Law
Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the University’s Earth Institute are premier places to research regulatory issues, promote sustainability, and shape public policy.