Columbia Law School Graduates Awarded Prestigious Skadden Fellowships

Spring 2012

Columbia Law School graduates Joy Ziegeweid ’12 and Kate Stinson ’10 have been chosen as Skadden Fellows, receiving an honor widely recognized as among the country’s most prestigious public interest fellowships. Stinson will represent African victims of human trafficking in public benefits and immigration matters. Ziegeweid, meanwhile, will assist Russian-speaking victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking with legal matters concerning immigration, social services, and medical care. A total of 28 fellows were selected from 16 law schools. Columbia Law School was one of only seven law schools with multiple winners this year.