Oral Advocacy Roundup

Madeline Cohen and Ann Porter won the Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition in South Carolina. Ms. Cohen also received top honors as best oralist for the championship round.


At the Federal Communications Bar Association Moot Court at Catholic University, the team of Keenan Adamchak, Thomas Struble, and Michael Williams—each an editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal—progressed to the final round and also took home the award for best brief. They were coached by adjunct faculty member Ethan Lucarelli.


Tanya Gillis and Peter Manno won best oral argument and advanced to the semifinals of the Giles Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Silicon Valley Regional Competition in California. John Whealan, associate dean for intellectual property law studies, coached the team.


3L Rebecca Szucs and 2L Meg Beasley made it to the semifinals of the 10th K.K. Luthra Moot Court Competition in Delhi, India. They lost to National Law School of India University, Bangalore, which went on to win the competition.


Lana Ulrich and Erin Rogers made it to the finals of the Gujarat National Law University Moot Court Competition in India, where they lost narrowly to the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. They were coached by adjunct faculty member Annelies Winborne. 


Daniel Bellovin and Hayter Whitman made it to the semifinals of the first ever D.C. Cup Moot Court Competition at the University of the District of Columbia School of Law. The competition was created and organized by David Zvenyach, JD ’06, who is general counsel for the D.C. City Council.


James Springer and Peter Thomas reached the quarterfinals of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. They were coached by adjunct faculty member Henry Hertzfeld.