2017 Writing Competition Winners


First Place ($5,000):

Sara Almousa

“Friends with Benefits? Clarifying the Role Relationships Play in Satisfying the Personal Benefit Requirement Under Tipper-Tippee Liability,” 23 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 1251 (2016).


Second Place ($3,000):

Reilly S. Steel

Note, “The Underground Rulification of the Ordinary Business Operations Exclusion,” 116 Colum. L. Rev. 1547 (2016).


Third Place ($2,000):

Matthew Ady

“Living in a Material World: Does a Violation of Item 303 of Regulation S-K Satisfy the Materiality Element of a Rule 10b-5 Cause of Action?” (2016 – unpublished student comment, Emory University).