Top Law Degrees in New York in USA 2019

LL.M. programs vary in length, value and quantity. The regular program is one year of full-time article or two to three years of part-time study. Students often take their courses to either specialize in a particular field, such as international law, or create a custom course of study to suit their personal interests or professional needs.

An LLM is a postgraduate law degree that is pursued by students who want to specialize in a particular area of law. Graduates with this specialized training are often qualified to work in global legal environments.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

Masters of Laws in New York in USA

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LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice (TLP)

St. John’s University School of Law
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2019 USA New York

A degree program designed for both American and foreign-trained attorneys seeking advanced training for transnational practice. With concentration tracks in public international legal practice, cross-border transactions, or transnational dispute resolution, students may also design their own course of study to meet their professional needs and personal interests.

LL.M. Health Law and Policy

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Online Full-time Part-time September 2019 USA Hempstead

Law and policy directly impact the multitrillion-dollar healthcare industry and the people it serves.

LL.M Family Law

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 USA Hempstead + 1 more

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University established the LL.M. Program in Family Law in response to contemporary family law practice's increased demand for specialization and need for an interdisciplinary focus for resolving family issues.

LL.M. American Legal Studies

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 4 semesters September 2019 USA Hempstead + 1 more

The American Legal Studies program should appeal to foreign law graduates who are encouraged to obtain legal training in U.S. law and practice in order to compete more effectively with U.S. law firms operating in foreign countries.

Master of Law (LL.M.) in U.S. Legal Studies

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 4 semesters January 2020 USA Central Islip + 1 more

Touro’s LL.M. program for foreign law graduates is the third oldest such program in the New York City metropolitan area, after those of Columbia and New York University. It is a 27-credit program designed to provide grounding in the United States jurisprudence, law, and procedure.

LL.M. for Foreign Law Graduates

Albany Law School
Campus Full-time Part-time August 2019 USA Albany

The law school offers a rigorous curriculum with a rich history of excellence. Students will be joining a community of distinguished faculty, focused and determined students, and a network of accomplished alumni that can provide mentorship, internships, and potential employment. Located in the heart of New York state’s capital, the law school has educated leaders since 1851. With 10,400 alumni practicing across the country, this powerful network provides a community of opportunity for its students. An affiliation agreement with University at Albany includes shared programs, and access for students and faculty to learn from one another. The law school has a proven history of launching brilliant careers throughout the region, the nation and internationally. Presidents, CEOs, financial executives, and business owners credit their Albany Law School experience for their success.

Online LLM / Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Albany Law School
Campus Full-time Part-time 3 weeks September 2019 USA Albany + 1 more

The LL.M. program offers several different study options. Candidates may specialize in government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law, or international law, or may design a course of study other than those specialized programs. The school offers an LLM in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law, offered completely online, allowing international students to take the courses from home.

Master of Laws (LLM)

Cornell Tech
Campus Full-time 1 year August 2019 USA New York

The explosion of new tech products and new tech companies has created a growing demand for skilled lawyers who are passionate about technology and understand the legal and regulatory challenges faced by startup businesses. This first-of-its-kind tech LLM will give you the knowledge and experience you need to advise innovative tech startups.

Executive Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Global Business Law

Columbia University, Columbia Law School
Online & Campus Combined Full-time Part-time 7 months March 2020 USA Manhattan + 1 more

The Columbia Executive LL.M. in Global Business Law is an accelerated hybrid program designed for high-achieving, experienced lawyers ready to advance their careers, build a global network, and take the lead in complex cross-border transactions. Globalization has transformed the legal landscape. Success in today's interconnected economy requires a nuanced understanding of U.S. law and principles. Columbia's Executive LL.M. is tailored for lawyers in international practice with approximately five years of experience. Our program provides an expert foundation in U.S. business law and translates essential legal concepts within an international framework.

LL.M. for Internationally Trained Lawyers

Brooklyn Law School
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years August 2019 USA New York + 1 more

Our program is designed to meet the New York Court of Appeals requirements for foreign-trained lawyers who wish to sit for the New York State bar exam.

LLM (Master of Laws)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Campus Online Full-time Part-time September 2019 USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online + 25 more

The University of South Wales’s LLM course offers you a flexible approach to postgraduate study, where you can tailor your Master’s programme to suit your specific needs and career aspirations. You can explore a broad range of legal subjects, including commercial law, international trade law, competition law, employment law and intellectual property law.