Our Participants & Alumni

Program Participants

Your program cohort adds as much value to the program as the session content. The unique experience of connecting with lawyers from across the world, is one of the reasons firms have consistently sent participants to our programs for the last decade. Harvard Law School Executive Education participants represent a cross-section of global, innovative, and successful leaders who shape and impact the legal profession from within their own law firms and organizations. All participants of a Leadership or Focused Program become a part of our Alumni Network.

Diverse Firms & Organizations

We offer a variety of programs for lawyers in firms, including custom programming options. Since our founding in 2007, we have had participants from:

  • Nearly 460 firms from around the world
  • 71% of the AmLaw 100 firms
  • All of the Magic Circle firms

Participants of our program for in-house counsel come from a breadth of industries and organizations. Over the years our Leadership in Corporate Counsel cohorts have included participants from:

  • Over 200 companies
  • Industries including: telecommunications, financial services, pharmaceuticals, education, and biotechnology
  • Fortune 500 companies

Global Reach

Our programs connect lawyers from around the world. As of 2018, over 85 countries are represented among our alumni. Explore the map below for a country-specific breakdown.

Participants by Country | 2007-2018


The Alumni Network

A group of alumni smiling at the cameraWe want you to continue to learn with us even after you’ve left the classroom. Comprised of alumni from our residential programs, the Alumni Network is a rich resource for building new connections and strengthening those formed during the program. In addition, alumni receive a host of benefits, including exclusive invitations to events, access to case studies and more.

Connect on LinkedIn

Unknown-1Join the Alumni Network – Reconnect with classmates and meet with other alumni. Start discussions, register for alumni events, and get updates on the latest research.

_FVM0840An invaluable benefit to all past participants of our residential programs, the Alumni Network provides such resources as:

  • monthly newsletter containing program updates, and the latest from our faculty
  • exclusive invitations to annual reunions and special events
  • complimentary inspection copies of new Harvard Law School case studies
  • updates on the latest developments in legal practice and new research
  • access to the private LinkedIn group for group discussions, shared knowledge, and resources


Share Your Story

We want to hear from you! Whether it’s a success or a continued challenge, we want to know what aspects of our program were most beneficial and what you want to learn about more. We’re always looking for alumni news to share in our alumni newsletter, “The Crimson Arc”, as well as unique stories to serve as a future case studies. You can always share at large in our private LinkedIn group. It’s a great place to share successes and get feedback from your peers.

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