Charles Agoos ’13 and Laura Reznick ’13 have received Peggy Browning Fellowships to fund their public interest labor law work this summer. The two NYU Law students were among 70 selected from more than 500 applicants representing 125 law schools nationwide.

Charles Agoos '13

Agoos will clerk for the National Labor Relations Board’s administrative law judges. His work will involve fact-finding, legal research, and case analysis in assisting with the writing of opinions. At NYU Law, Agoos was a semi-finalist in this year’s Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition. He has served as a senior advocate for the Suspension Representation Project and student chapters liaison to the American Constitution Society, and is a student member of the Employment Law Subcommittee of the New York City Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee. Last summer he interned for the Equal Justice Alliance, where he wrote a note analyzing the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act’s legality under established international human rights standards. Agoos has a B.S. in mathematics and a B.S. in physics, with minors in anthropology and applied international studies, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he chaired the China Educational Technology Initiative.

Laura Reznick '13

Reznick will work for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Philadelphia Regional Solicitor's Office. She will collaborate with attorneys there in assisting with agency investigations, performing research, preparing memoranda, filing complaints, engaging in discovery, and preparing cases for trial. Reznick is currently a law clerk for the Communication Workers of America, District 1. She is a staff editor of the NYU Journal of Law and Business and has also worked with the Suspension Representation Project and the Unemployment Action Center. As a student in the Children’s Rights Clinic, she interned with the Brooklyn Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Practice. Before coming to NYU Law, Reznick worked as a political research analyst at the AFL-CIO. She has a B.A. in political science from American University, and interned at the Garment Worker Center as an undergraduate.

Posted on May 10, 2012