2014 Award Recipients

2014 Award Recipients


Congratulations to the Class of 2014 and our distinguished award winners!

 

 Academic Honors

University Graduation Prize

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

Siobhan C. Atkins

Law Review Alumni Association Award

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

Samuel J. Zeitlin

Law Review Alumni Association Award

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

Maria Ponomarenko

David H. Moses Memorial Prize

To the member of the LLM class with the highest academic average

David Glasgow

 
Awards for Scholarship, Academic Excellence, and Related Achievements

 

Frank H. Sommer Memorial Award

For outstanding scholarship, character, and professional activities

Siobhan C. Atkins

Benjamin F. Butler Memorial Award

For unusual distinction in scholarship, character, and professional activities

Samuel J. Zeitlin

Maurice Goodman Memorial Prize

For outstanding scholarship and character

Sheila A. Baynes

Maria Ponomarenko

George P. Foulk Memorial Award

For outstanding sincerity and distinguished scholarship

Zachary J. King

Daniel S. Nowicki

 
Awards for Service to the Law School

 

Vanderbilt Medals

For outstanding contributions to the School of Law

Ariel L. Bucher

Stephanie Chu

Kadeem A. Cooper

Peter R. Dubrowski

Daniel M. Eisenberg

Stewart R. Gilson

Annemarie L. Hillman

Peter S. Horn

David T. Leapheart

Sara N. Maeder

Garen Scott Marshal

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

Cesar Augusto Francia Rivero

 
 
Subject Area Awards

 

Administrative Law Prize

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

Amelia Igo Pelly Frenkel

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

Adam C. Saper

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

Leila Sukjoo Kan

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

Michele A. Yankson

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

Anjali Manivanna

Daniel G. Collins Prize

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

Michael A. Sochynsky

Walter J. Derenberg Prize

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

Amanda M. Levendowski

Environmental Law Prize

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

Caryn I. Bower

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

Becky Abrams Greenwald

 

Hy Frankel Award in Law and Social Welfare

For demonstrated commitment to practice in a public interest setting

Tamara Morgenthau

David Friedman Memorial Award

For outstanding achievement in evidence

Jessica K. Weigel

Seymour Goldstein Memorial Prize

For academic excellence in the area of labor relations

Ariel B. Roth

Howard Greenberger Award

For outstanding achievement in the area of comparative law

Dustin M. Koenig

Leonard M. Henkin Prize

For an article or note on the equal rights portion on the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

Christopher J. Asta

Morris R. Henkin Prize

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

Douglas C. Dolan

International Human Rights Award

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

Emily A. Kenney

Christian Jarecki '98 Memorial Prize

For outstanding work and commitment in a law clinic

Toi K. Carrion

Sol D. Kapelsohn Prize

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

Rebecca A. Francus

Law and Economics Prize

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

David Shieh

Judge Abraham Lieberman Award

For outstanding scholarship in the area of criminal law

Kayla C. Bensing

Jerome Lipper Prize

For outstanding work in the field of international law

Julianne J. Marley

Paul Mertenskoetter

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

Maria Ponomarenko

Gary E. Moncrieffe Award

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

Michele A. Yankson

John Bruce Moore Award

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

Haley S. Anderson

Ann Petluck Poses Memorial Prize

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

Dennis Ardis

Siobhan C. Atkins

Shlomit R. Cohen

Danielle E. Debold

Leila Sukjoo Kang

Alexander A. Kerchner

Roxanne Jillian Moore

Stanislav L. Moroz

Adam L. Rosenbloom

Julie A. Simeone

Geoffrey L. Wertime

Alyson M. Zureick

Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award

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

Zachary J. King

Leonard J. Schreier Memorial Prize

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

Alexander H. Levy

Schulte Roth & Zabel Prize

For excellence in employment and employee benefits law

Adam B. Shamah

David P. Yin

Larry Fleisher Memorial Foundation Prize

For extraordinary achievement in the area of sports and entertainment law

NOT AWARDED

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

Ankur Mandhania

Jacob J. Taber

Jack S. Zarin-Rosenfeld

 
LLM Specialization Awards

 

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

For distinction in the LLM IBRLA program

Jesse Kevin Kennedy

Beverley Ruth Newbold

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Award

For distinction in the LLM International Tax program

Kyosuke Katahira

Ana Luisa Rodrigues Carvalho

Public Interest Law Prize for LLMs

For an LLM student who has demonstrated a clear commitment
to public service-oriented cause or project outside of and seperate

from any Law School or admission requirement

Randall Shaw Thomas

Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award

For distinction in the LLM Tax program

Elizabeth Jean Stevens

 
NYU @ NUS Singapore Program Awards

 

Global Business Law Prize

For distinction in the LLM in Global Business Law

Joanne M. Lim

Eisuke Saito


Prizes Awarded Post Convocation

 

Betty Bock Prize in Competition
Policy

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

Sarah M. Dyer     

David F. Bradford Memorial Prize

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

NOT AWARDED

George Colin Award

For distinction in the LLM Corporation Law program

Victoria Karpova

George Colin Award

For distinction in the Traditional LLM program

NOT AWARDED

Frank T. Diersen Prize

For distinction in the LLM Competition, Innovation,
and Information Law program

David Benjamin LarisH        

Jack J. Katz Memorial Award

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

NOT AWARDED

Environmental Law Prize

For distinction in the LLM Environmental Law Program

Kate E. Yesberg

Jerome Lipper Award

For distinction in the LLM International Legal Studies program

NOT AWARDED

 

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

Amanda M. Levendowski

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

Julie A. Simeone

Jacob J. Taber

Philip F. Cohen Award

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

Gabriel B. Brunswick

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

Ariel Jessica Love

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

Christopher James Beshara

Christel Y. Tham

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

Chase E. Zachery

 

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

Catherine V. Riley

Journal of International Law and Politics Prizes

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

Eric W. Kobet

 

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

Kendall L. Manlove

Paul D. Kaufman Memorial Award

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

Dustin M. Koenig

Seymour A. Levy Memorial Award

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

Harold Laidlaw

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

Daniel M. Eisenberg

Katherine S. Emglander

Shoyeb A. Siddique

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

Peter S. Horn

 

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

Teresa A. Teng

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

Benjamin E. Fischer

 

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

Andrew H. Ward

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

Joel D. Todoroff

Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prizes

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

Kendal K. Nystedt

 

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

Adam C. Saper

Norma Z. Paige Prize

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

Amandeep Singh

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

Nikolaus J. Williams

Jack S. Zarin-Rosenfeld

Thomas Stoddard Award

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

NOT AWARDED

The Sive, Paget & Riesel Environmental Law Journal Awards

For the most outstanding note by an Environmental Law Journal member

NOT AWARDED

The Sive, Paget & Riesel Environmental Law Journal Awards

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

Caryn I. Bower

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