University at Buffalo Law School, SUNY | Buffalo, United States

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University at Buffalo Law School, SUNY View All Law Schools

Website: www.law.buffalo.edu

  • Location: 211 Putnam Way, Buffalo, NY 14260
  • Parent School: University At Buffalo
  • Year Founded: 1887
  • Enrollment: 610

Founded in 1887, the University at Buffalo School of Law (also known as UB Law, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, or SUNY Buffalo Law School) is a graduate professional school at the University at Buffalo. It is the State University of New York (SUNY) system's only law school. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University at Buffalo School of Law 106th in the nation for 2018, a drop of six places from the previous year, and the first time the law school has dropped out of the second tier. However, many lesser known sites rank the Law School much higher. The University at Buffalo School of Law is No. 1 in Thomson Reuter's "Super Lawyers" ranking of law graduates practicing in Upstate New York, which includes 54 of the 62 counties in New York State. This is in addition to the UB Law School's 2010 national ranking, where it placed 48th out of the 180 law schools in the country that produced Super Lawyers, a measure which examines "twelve indicators of professional achievement". Also, Malcolm Gladwell, in the New Yorker Magazine, devised a formula that ranks UB within the top 50 whereas Reuters ranks UB Law as 48th overall in the nation.