From the 2011 News Archive
3L Saul Ehrenpreis Wins Bankruptcy Institute Writing Competition
3L Saul Ehrenpreis won the American Bankruptcy Institute's Third Annual Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition. Ehrenpreis' paper, "Trademark Licenses in Bankruptcy," received the highest overall score from a judging panel of leaders from ABI's Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, which sponsored the competition.
Announced as the winner at ABI's 29th Annual Spring Meeting, Ehrenpreis will receive a $1,000 cash prize (sponsored by Invotex Group, Inc.), publication of the paper in the ABI Journal and a one-year ABI membership. Prior to submission, Prof. Michelle Harner of the University of Maryland School of Law reviewed Ehrenpreis' paper.
Gregory Pesce of the University of Chicago Law School received second place for his paper "The Irrelevance of Philadelphia Newspapers." Pesce will receive a cash award of $750 (sponsored by Jenner & Block LLP), publication of the paper in a future ABI Committee newsletter and a one-year ABI membership. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi (D. Del.; Wilmington), who is a lecturer and alumni of the University of Chicago Law School, reviewed Pesce's paper.
Christopher Rubino of St. John's University School of Law received third place and will be presented a cash award of $500 (sponsored by McGuireWoods LLP), publication of the paper in a future ABI Committee newsletter and a one-year ABI membership for his paper, "Court Holds that Overpaid Taxes Cannot Be Turned Over to the Estate." Prior to submission, Prof. Kevin Baum of St. John's University School of Law reviewed Rubino's paper.