FAQ’sThe 40th Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition
2016 Competition Information
Registration is available here
In celebrating New York Law School’s 125th anniversary the Moot Court Association invites you to the 40th Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition. For over thirty years, as many as fifty schools from across the country have competed in this prestigious event and this is not the year to miss.
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 40th Annual Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Law Competition will be held March 18-20, 2016. Registration will open at 1:30 p.m. (EST) on October 1, 2015. At that time, a link will be placed on this page. Schools will be allowed to register 1 team at first; if there is room after the initial registration, schools may be able to register up to 2 teams. Registration will close either on December 1, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. (EST) or once we have reached a total of 40 teams. The non-refundable registration fee for this year’s competition is $640 per team. This fee includes entry into the competition and two tickets to the elegant awards ceremony, the Wagner Banquet. Teams may purchase additional non-refundable tickets for the Banquet for $80 each. The deadline for receipt of all payments is December 8, 2015.
The fact pattern and rules will be released January 11, 2016, and competitors’ briefs will be due no later than February 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
Information about hotel accommodations is available here. It will be an honor to have you compete in competition!
The 39th Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition
2015 Competition Information and Results
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The Wagner Competition is the nation’s largest student-run moot court competition and the premier national competition dedicated exclusively to the area 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 39th Annual Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Law Competition took place at New York Law School, in New York City, from March 18-22, 2015.
On behalf of New York Law School’s Moot Court Association, congratulations to all of this year’s Robert F. Wagner Moot Court Competition participants and award winners!
This year’s esteemed final round judges were (from left to right): Ronald Meisburg, Proskauer Rose LLP, René S. Roupinian, Outten & Golden LLP, Hon. Joseph E. Irenas, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Hon. Faviola Soto, New York State Court of Claims, and Dean Anthony Crowell, New York Law School.
This year’s award winners were:
First Place Team: Team 21 – Brooklyn Law School
Second Place Team: Team 9 – University of Alabama School of Law
Best Final Round Oral Advocate: Team 9 – Brad Watts (University of Alabama School of Law)
(pictured left with the final round bench)
The Final Round took place on Sunday, March 22, 2015, and is available for viewing here.
Top 3 Petitioner Briefs: Team 7 – Emory University School of Law; Team 17 – DePaul University School of Law; Team 25 – University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. (briefs available here: Team 7, Team 17, Team 25)
Top 2 Preliminary Round Advocates:Team 32 – Taylor Fitzgerald (South Texas College of Law); Team 3 – Dion Beatty (Chicago-Kent College of Law)
Best Preliminary Round Team: Team 4 – UC Hastings College of the Law (pictured right)
Please contact the Wagner Competition Co-Chairs at email@example.com if you have any questions, comments, or would like to share your photos and videos!