Wagner Competition

Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition

Each Spring, the New York Law School Moot Court Association administers the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition. For over forty years, as many as fifty schools from across the country have competed in this prestigious event.

The Wagner Competition is the nation’s largest student-run moot court competition and the premier national competition dedicated exclusively to the areas of labor and employment law. The Moot Court Association sponsors this competition in honor of the late United States Senator, Robert F. Wagner, our distinguished alumnus.

The 42nd Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition

The 2018 Wagner Competition was held Friday, March 9, 2018 through Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Competition Materials:
Competition Schedule
Fact Pattern
Competition Rules
Frequently Asked Questions
Competitor Briefs
Final Round Photos
Final Round Video

Results

Champion

Team 10 – Southwestern Law School
Michael Alfera
Xhesi Hysi
Reneh Sepanosian

Runner-Up

Team 8 – University of California Hastings College of Law
Jillian Kaltner
Miranda Rowley

Best Final Round Oral Advocate

Jilian Kaltner
(Team 8 – University of California Hastings College of Law)

Best Petitioner Preliminary Round Oral Advocate

Krista Gay
(Team 2 – Brooklyn Law School)

Best Respondent Preliminary Round Oral Advocate

Connor Saphire
(Team 22 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law)

Best Preliminary Round Team

Team 22 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law
William Carter
Connor Saphire
William Nobriga

Best Petitioner Briefs

Team 7 – University of Alabama School of Law
Robert Dyar
Morgan Epperson
Joshua Lewis

Best Respondent Briefs

Team 23 – The George Washington University Law School
Jessica Gopiao
Payal Patel