A Groundbreaking Legal Career

In honor of Women's History Month, we're sharing an article about the groundbreaking legal career of Sallyanne Payton, JD ’68 (BA ’64), the first African-American graduate of Stanford Law School. Enjoy the story of a true trailblazer.

Leroy Bobbitt, JD ‘69, Sallyanne Payton, JD ‘68, Dean Jenny Martinez, and Vaughn Williams, JD ‘69, on campus for BLSA lunch, February 2020 (photo by Christine Baker)