Students Most Decorated Team at International Arbitration and Mediation Competition
New York, Aug. 29, 2011—Columbia Law School students competing against challengers from around the world at an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mooting competition returned home as the event’s most decorated team.
[Darren Jackson, above left, receives award for best mediator from Professor Tang Houzhi of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, CIETA.]
["Fennie" Weng, far right, awarded best oralist, receives trophy from competition judge and writer of problem, Dr. Bruno Zeller, of Victoria University.]
Huang, Jackson, and Wang had to prepare for the competition while juggling demanding full-time summer jobs: Huang was as a legal intern for the Securities and Exchange Commission; Jackson worked as a legal intern in the Senate Judiciary Committee for Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; and Wang clerked for the Hon. Shirley Werner Kornreich of the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division.