Matthew Schmitten '13 Wins Greenbaum Prize in Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition
New York, April 9, 2012—J. Matthew Schmitten ’13 was named winner of the Lawrence S. Greenbaum Prize for best oral presentation in the final round of the Columbia Law School Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition. He was also honored for best brief, and served as counsel for the appellee along with Kelly N. Sampson ’12. Counsels for the appellant were William M. Rollins ’12 and Robert M. Bernstein ’13.
The eminent panel of judges who presided over the oral arguments and chose Schmitten as best oralist included Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (pictured below, center), Judge Reena Raggi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit (pictured below, left), and Judge Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (pictured below, right).
Counsel for the Appellant, Kelly N. Sampson '12,
Counsel for the Appellant, William M. Rollins '12,
Counsel for Appellee, Robert M. Bernstein '13, Counsel for Appellee.