Antitrust Section Student Writing Competition
Presented by: Antitrust Law Section
Contact: Professor Edward D. Cavanaugh
Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2015
Date Presented: July, 2015
Award Criteria: Papers must be written by a currently-enrolled J.D. or LL.M. student at a NYS Law School or by a NYS resident at any ABA-accredited law school outside of New York State. Papers may address any antitrust topic and should generally be 20-30 pages in length with footnotes (no more than 50 pages) written in Bluebook form. Papers may have been submitted to other writing competitions, but jointly prepared papers are NOT ELIGIBLE.
Prize Awarded: $5,000 cash prize and publication of the winning article
William T. Lifland Award
The NYSBA Antitrust Section's William T. Lifland Award is presented to antitrust practitioners in recognition of their contributions and accomplishments in the field of antitrust. The Service Award acknowledges those who throughout their professional careers have distinguished themselves as leading antitrust practitioners as well as serving the broader antitrust community in a leadership role. The Service Award is presented to the recipient by the Antitrust Section during the Antitrust Section's annual dinner.
2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship
The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship, established by the Foundation through gifts from the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Fellowship, currently valued at $6,000, will be awarded to one or more students to spend the summer of 2015 (10 weeks) working on antitrust matters in one of the following agencies: the New York Office of New York Attorney General, Antitrust Bureau; Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region; or Department of Justice Antitrust Division, New York Field Office. Fellows will be also be guest members of the NYSBA Antitrust Section for two years starting with the award of the Fellowship.
FELLOWSHIP WINNERS FOR 2014:
John Knight of Columbia Law School and Maxwell Meadows of Fordham University School of Law are the 2014 recipients of the Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowships, The New York Bar Foundation has announced.
Knight and Maxwell will each receive $6,000 to work this summer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in New York City.
“We are pleased to recognize two outstanding law students who have demonstrated exceptional promise,” said Barbara Hart of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, chair of the State Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section. “They both will gain invaluable legal experience in their fields.”