Wagner Competition

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

March 9–11, 2018

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 will be held Friday, March 9, 2018 through Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Registration for the 2018 Wagner Competition is now closed.

The fact pattern and the rules for the Competition are now released and may be accessed through the links below. Briefs are due no later than Friday, February 2, 2018 by 11:59pm (EST).

Competition Materials:
Competition Schedule
Fact Pattern
Competition Rules
Frequently Asked Questions
Competitor Briefs


Register to Judge


We have blocked out a number of rooms for the competition weekend at the New York Marriot Downtown. Click here to make a reservation.