2013 Award Recipients

2013 Award Recipients


Congratulations to the Class of 2013 and our distinguished award winners!

 

 Academic Honors

University Graduation Prize

To the student with the highest academic average based on five semesters

Subash S. Iyer

Law Review Alumni Association Award

To the student with the second-highest academic average based on five semesters

Lori Brooke Day

Law Review Alumni Association Award

To the student with the third-highest academic average based on five semesters

Matthew M. Kelly

David H. Moses Memorial Prize

To the member of the LL.M. class with the highest academic average

 
 

Awards for Scholarship, Academic Excellence, and Related Achievements

 

Frank H. Sommer Memorial Award

For outstanding scholarship, character, and professional activities

Lori Brooke Day

Subash S. Iyer

Benjamin F. Butler Memorial Award

For unusual distinction in scholarship, character, and professional activities

Austin King

Thomas H. Sosnowski

Maurice Goodman Memorial Prize

For outstanding scholarship and character

Yotam Barkai

Yan Cao

George P. Foulk Memorial Award

For outstanding sincerity and distinguished scholarship

Luke N. Berg

Julia L. Torti

 

Awards for Service to the Law School

 

Vanderbilt Medals

For outstanding contributions to the School of Law

Ayal Bainvoll

Abigail Elizabeth Belknap

Catherine S. Berry

Elizabeth S. Daniel Vasquez

Jesse R. Gero

Vanish Grover

Ashley Harrington

Randall V. Johnston

Kevin E. Park

Kelly Stephanie Rochester Parker

Helen O. Poitra-Chalmers

Alison C. Puente-Douglass

Jose Antonio Batista De Moura Ziebarth

Dean John Sexton Prize

To a law student whose outstanding service to the Law School community exemplifies the values of John Sexton, former dean of the Law School and current president of New York University

Lance Andrew Polivy

 
 

Subject Area Awards

 

Administrative Law Prize

To the student who has demonstrated excellence in the field of administrative law

Colleen T. Lee

Thomas H. Sosnowski

Eric Dean Bender Prize

For a third-year student who has demonstrated a working commitment to a public service-oriented cause or project outside of and separate from the Law School commitments

Taeva Shefler

Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association (BLAPA) Award for Clinical Service

To a member of apalsa, balsa, lalsa, melsa, mulsa, or salsa for outstanding work in a clinical course, dedication to public service, and commitment to a career in public interest law

Brandi E. McNeil

Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association (BLAPA) Public Service Graduation Prize

Awarded to a member of apalsa, balsa, lalsa, melsa, mulsa or salsa for dedication to public service and commitment to a career in public interest law

Aisha J. Dennis

Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association (BLAPA) Kim Barry '98 Memorial Graduation Prize

Awarded to a member of apalsa, balsa, lalsa, melsa, mulsa or salsa who has demonstrated a commitment to international and human rights work and exhibits academic excellence in the best tradition of Kim Barry

Anthony R. Enriquez

Betty Bock Prize in Competition Policy

To recognize a student who has excelled in the area of antitrust and competition law

Bradley P. Pollina

David F. Bradford Memorial Prize

To the student who has written the best paper in the field of taxation

 

Daniel G. Collins Prize

To a member of the graduating class who has demonstrated excellence in the area of contract law

Vanessa C. Richardson

Walter J. Derenberg Prize

For the student who achieves the highest academic grade in the area of copyright law

Max Abend

Kevin E. Park

Environmental Law Prize

To the student who has demonstrated excellence in the field of environmental law

Leslie Coleman

Chuna David and Rose Estreicher Memorial Prize

To a law student who has shown the greatest promise in the study of issues confronting the Jewish/Israeli peoples

 

Larry Fleisher Memorial Foundation Prize

For extraordinary achievement in the area of sports and entertainment law

Remi J. Jaffre

Hy Frankel Award in Law and Social Welfare

For demonstrated commitment to practice in a public interest setting

 

David Friedman Memorial Award

For outstanding achievement in evidence

Nitika Gupta

Jason Mitchell Scheff

Seymour Goldstein Memorial Prize

For academic excellence in the area of labor relations

River E. Finken

Laura Reznick

Howard Greenberger Award

For outstanding achievement in the area of comparative law

David Patrick Willard

Morris R. Henkin Prize

To a student who has demonstrated excellence in the area of real estate

Alexander M. Kondo

The International Human Rights Award

To a student with an outstanding academic record in the field of international human rights law

Gaurav Alex Sinha

Christian Jarecki Memorial Prize

For outstanding work and commitment in a law clinic

Pierce Y. Suen

Sol D. Kapelsohn Prize

Designated by the dean for highest excellence in writing in the field of labor law

Nicholas R. Bauer

Cameron S. Friedman

Jack J. Katz Memorial Award

To the student who has demonstrated highest excellence in the field of entertainment law

 

Law and Economics Prize

To a student who has demonstrated excellence in the area of law and economics

Tristan S. Favro

Judge Abraham Lieberman Award

For outstanding scholarship in the area of criminal law

Yotam Barkai

Jerome Lipper Prize

For outstanding work in the field of international law

Carson A. Thomas

Robert B. McKay Prize in Constitutional Law

To recognize a student who has demonstrated excellence in constitutional law throughout his or her years at the NYU School of Law

Yotam Barkai

Donald L. Goodson

Subash S. Iyer

Gary E. Moncrieffe Award

To the outstanding student in the area of racism and the law

Natasha J. Silber

John Bruce Moore Award

To a student who has demonstrated excellence in the area of law and philosophy

Clea Patricia Marie Liquard

Gaurav Alex Sinha

Ann Petluck Poses Memorial Prize

Designated by the dean in recognition of outstanding work in a clinical course requiring student practice

Francesca Corbacho

Sean Ford

Eleanor Claire Jenkin

Raquel M. Manzanares

Brandi E. McNeil

Maya Sheli Port

Benjamin R. Salk

Molly A. Talbert

Megan M. Ward

Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award

To a J.D. student who has demonstrated excellence in taxation throughout his or her years at the NYU School of Law

Rory B. Mouat

Leonard J. Schreier Memorial Prize

To a law student who has exhibited academic excellence in the area of ethics

Madalyn K. Wasilczuk

Weinfeld Prize for Scholarship in Procedure and Courts

Designated by the dean for distinguished scholarship in the area of federal courts, civil procedure, and practice, evidence and/or trial practice

Kade Olsen

Zachary B. Savage

 

LL.M. Specialization Awards

 

George Colin Award

For distinction in the LL.M. Corporation Law program

Hadrien Servais

George Colin Award

For distinction in the Traditional LL.M. program

 

Frank T. Diersen Prize

For distinction in the LL.M. Competition, Innovation, and Information Law program

 

IBRLA Award (International Business Regulation, Litigation, and Arbitration)

For distinction in the LL.M. IBRLA program

Jaroslav Kudrna

Jacob B. Van De Velden

Jerome Lipper Award

For distinction in the LL.M. International Legal Studies program

 

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Award

For distinction in the LL.M. International Tax program

Lucas Carvalho

Charlotte Laura Alexander Van Peteghem

Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award

For distinction in the LL.M. Tax program

Cesare Silvani

 

NYU @ NUS Singapore Program Awards

 

Global Business Law Prize

For distinction in the LL.M. in Global Business Law

Alexandre Blanchard

Paola Galeano

Angus Patrick Mcleod

Timothy Miller

Nga Yee Ellie Siu

 

Journal/Moot Court Awards

 

Mark Brisman '92 Moot Court Prize

For a member of the graduating class who has made the most significant contribution to the Moot Court Board

Cameron A. Tepfer

Edmond Cahn Law Review Award

To a third-year editor other than a senior editor who has contributed to the Law Review in an outstanding fashion during the third year

Trang T. Nguyen

Philip Cohen Award

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Annual Survey of American Law during the past year

Stephen J. Elkind

Morton Geller Award

To a third-year editor other than a senior editor who has contributed to the Law Review in an outstanding fashion during the third year

Julie K. Mecca

Abigail Adrienne Nurse

Jessup Team Award

For participation as the representatives of the New York University School of Law in the 2011-12 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Hari S. Nathan

Joseph B. Rome

Rebekah L. Soule

Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Prizes

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law

David P. Sullivan

 

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law

Dustin E. Williamson

Journal of International Law and Politics Prizes

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Journal of International Law and Politics

Benjamin K. Guthrie

 

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Journal of International Law and Politics

Joshua K. Perles

Paul D. Kaufman Memorial Award

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Law Review

Yotam Barkai

Seymour A. Levy Memorial Award

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Annual Survey of American Law

Kevin E. Park

National Moot Court Competition Award

For participation as the representatives of New York University School of Law in the 2011-2012 National Moot Court Competition

Debra C. Mcelligott

Justin Roller

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prizes

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Journal of Law & Business during the past year

Andrew R. Ellis

 

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Journal of Law & Business

Brian J. Smith

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prize

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Journal of Law & Liberty during the past year

Clea Patricia Marie Liquard

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prize

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

 

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prizes

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Review of Law & Social Change

Molly A. Talbert

 

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Review of Law & Social Change

Melina A. Healey

Elizabeth R. Platt

Norma Z. Paige Prize

For the greatest contribution by an articles editor  to the Annual Survey of American Law during the past year

Kelly Stephanie Rochester Parker

Judge Rose L. & Herbert Rubin Law Review Prize

To the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Law Review in international, commercial or public law

Sean D. Childers

Zoey Frances Orol

The Sive, Paget & Riesel Environmental Law Journal Awards

For outstanding contribution to the Environmental Law Journal by a third-year editor

Darci M. Frinquelli

 

For the most outstanding note by an Environmental Law Journal member

 

Thomas Stoddard Award

For the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy during the past year

Julia F. Bell

 

 

 

 

 

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