New York Law School Wins New Accolades in New York Law Journal Reader Poll

New York, NY (September 25, 2018) – New York Law School (NYLS) again finished first in the “Best Banking/Bankruptcy/Tax LL.M. Program” category of a poll of New York Law Journal readers. This is the ninth year in a row that NYLS’s LL.M. in Taxation program has earned first place. Because of its repeated wins, NYLS has achieved “Hall of Fame Status” in the Law Journal rankings.

NYLS also polled at No. 1 in the “Best Overall Law School” category. Brooklyn Law School and Fordham Law School took second and third place, respectively. Read the full “Best Of” rankings.

“This is a wonderful indicator of how the New York State legal community views New York Law School,” said NYLS Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell. “As ‘New York’s law school,’ we are fiercely proud of our graduates’ reputation for thinking big and working hard. Their wide-ranging accomplishments have earned us this recognition.”

“Tax law is one of the most fascinating and relevant fields for lawyers today,” said Professor Ann F. Thomas, Director of the Graduate Tax Program. “With the 2017 changes in the income tax, this is a great time to enter the field. We are happy to see that NYLS’s Graduate Tax Program remains highly popular in the New York legal community. This recognition is a tribute to our hard-working students and amazing full-time and adjunct tax faculty.”

NYLS’s Graduate Tax Program (LL.M. in Taxation) is a full- and part-time program for individuals at many stages of career development, from established tax professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge of the field to tax lawyers working at international, regional, and, local accounting firms; financial product designers and advisors; business executives; estate-planning and administration professionals; legal advisors to entrepreneurs, family businesses, and not-for-profits; real estate specialists; practitioners preparing for a mid-career transition; and recent law school graduates. Potential applicants can visit for more details and upcoming information sessions.