To recognize excellence among law school students writing in the
area of labor and employment law; and to cultivate the relationship between the
Section and future labor and employment practitioners.
Presented by: Labor and Employment Law Section
Contact: Beth Gould
Nomination Deadline: June 1st of each year
Date Presented: January Annual Meeting
Award Criteria: Articles must be original from the applicant.
Submissions should focus on any timely, compelling aspect of labor and
employment law. Only one submission per student.
All articles are to be
submitted in the following format: a) typewritten - with computer disk attached
or submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; b) double spaced; c) on 8-1/2 inch by
11 inch paper, 1 inch margins; d) no longer than 20 pages (exclusive of
endnotes); e) citations are to conform to "A Uniform System of Citation" (The
If published by the Section, all articles submitted for the
competition become the property of the Labor and Employment Law Section and the
New York State Bar Association. No article submitted may be published in any
journal or periodical other than the "New York State Bar Journal", or the "Labor
and Employment Law Section Newsletter", until after announcement of the winner
of this competition in January.
Students should include a cover
letter with the entry stating your name, mailing address and phone number (both
school and permanent), social security number, name of your school and year of
graduation. Do not include your name or personal information on your paper.
Prize Awarded: 1st place: $3,000 and publication in Section
newsletter. 2nd place: $2,000. 3rd place: $1,000.