Honors abound for NYU Law Students in 2020-21 academic year

NYU Law students earned a wide range of fellowships and other honors this academic year, as organizations across the country recognized the Law School’s students for academic excellence and commitment to making real-world change through the legal profession.   

Below are select awards granted during the 2020-2021 academic year:

Animal Legal Defense Fund Fellowship
Cotati, CA                                                                                      
Recipient: Asha Brundage-Moore ’20                                            

EPIC Law Fellowship
Electronic Privacy Information Center, Washington, DC
Recipient: Thomas McBrien ’21                                                     

Equal Justice Initiative Fellowship
Montgomery, AL
Recipient: Eric Brown ’21                                                               

Equal Justice Works Fellowship
LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Central Islip, NY                                     
The Brennan Center, New York, NY
Recipients: Meena Oberdick ’21 and Sonali Seth ’21

Ford Foundation Fellowship in Nonprofit Law
New York City                                                                                
Recipients: Juan Martinez-Hill ’20  

George N. Lindsay Fellowship
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, DC           
Recipient: Alexander Brooks ’21  

Health Law and Policy Clinical Fellowship
Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA      
Recipient: Julia Harvey ’21  

Housing Justice Fellowship
Inner City Law Center, Los Angeles, CA
Recipient: Matthew Nussbaum ’21                                                 

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, Tucson, AZ         
Bronx Defenders, Bronx, NY
Recipients: Mario Alvarez ’21 and Sofia Lopez Franco ’21          

Innocence Project Legal Fellowship
New York, NY
Recipient: Vedan Anthony-North ’21                                             

Institute for Policy Integrity Fellowship
NYU School of Law, New York, NY
Recipients: Bridget Pals ’21 and Laura Figueroa ’21   

Jack Nelson-Dow Jones Fellowship
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Washington, DC
Recipient: Tiffany Wong ’21

Justice Catalyst Fellowship
Justice Action Center, Los Angeles, CA
Recipient: Lauren Wilfong ’21

Lowenstein Sandler Pro Bono Fellowship
Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest, Roseland, NJ
Recipient: Aaron Ratoff ’21

Myron Beldock Civil Rights Fellowship
Beldock Levine & Hoffman, New York, NY
Recipient: Elizabeth Batkin ’21  

Regional Public Interest Awards
Equal Justice Works
Recipient: Lizzy Wolowin ’21                                                      

Skadden Fellowship
ACLU of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
Recipient: Dillon Reisman ’21  

Susman Godfrey Prize
Susman Godfrey
Recipients: Jemie Fofanah ’22 and Arijeet Sensharma ’22          

UCLA Environmental Fellowship
Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office, Los Angeles, CA
Recipient: Andria So ’21 

Posted August 10, 2021