Columbia University School of Law

Web Address: https://www.law.columbia.edu/
Phone Number: 212.854.2675
Address: 435 West 116 Street
New York, NY 10027

Current Dean

Gillian Lester
2015-01-01 to Current

Previous Deans (populated by deans in the database)

Robert Scott
2014-07-01 to 2014-12-31
David M. Schizer
2004-07-01 to 2014-06-30

Deans Who Attended Columbia University School of Law

Name
Degree
Year of Graduation
Camille A. Nelson
LL.M.
2000
Vivian Neptune Rivera
LL.M.
1998
Austen Parrish
J.D.
1997
Mark West
J.D.
Leonard M. Baynes
J.D.
1982
Andrew Perlman
LL.M.
2001
Sudha N. Setty
J.D.
Kimberly Mutcherson
J.D.
1997
Karen Bravo
J.D.
1997
Kenneth C. Randall
LL.M.
Kenneth C. Randall
J.S.D.
Jens David Ohlin
J.D.
2005
Rose Cuison-Villazor
LL.M.
2006

Previous Deans
(information provided by Columbia University School of Law)

Name
Tenure as Dean
David W. Leebron
1996 - 2004
Lance Liebman
1991 - 1996
Barbara Aronstein Black
1986 - 1991
Benno C. Schmidt
1984 - 1986
Albert J. Rosenthal *
1979 - 1984
Michael I. Sovern
1970 - 1979
William C. Warren
1952 - 1970
Young Berryman Smith *
1928 - 1952
Huger Wilkinson Jervey *
1924 - 1928
Harlan Fiske Stone *
1910 - 1924
George Washington Kirchwey *
1901 - 1910
William Albert Keener *
1891 - 1901
Theodore William Dwight *
1858 - 1891

* Deceased


Additional Positions

Academic DeanVice-Dean Gillian Metzger
Chair of Faculty Appointments CommitteeProfessor Robert Scott
Most Recently Tenured Faculty MemberProfessor Olati Johnson