Professors David Taylor and David Gaebler congratulating an NIU Law student at Commencement.


NIU Law boasts an experienced, student-centered faculty dedicated to the development of tomorrow’s lawyers. Educated at some of the nation’s most prestigious law schools, this diverse group brings a broad range of professional experience to the classroom. The NIU Law faculty is committed to not just teaching the law but teaching the law with an emphasis on public service. 

Since 2004, the Princeton Review has ranked NIU Law among the top ten law schools for having the most diverse faculty in its annual publication, Best 170 Law Schools. More than 40 percent of the full-time faculty at NIU Law are people of color and half are women.