The Tower at The University of Texas at Austin will be lighted orange with the No. 1 this evening (April 27) in recognition of the Law School’s National Championship in the Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.
Students from the School of Law made an unprecedented near sweep of top honors in the 18th annual competition after successfully competing in final rounds in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Patrick Schmidt and David Shank won first place in the competition on March 15, while Rex Mann and Kelli Benham won second place and Mark Little, Mann and Benham won the award for best brief.
“The Duberstein win is the most current national championship for UT Law and we’re very proud of these students and coaches,” said Professor Tracy McCormack, a 1986 Law School graduate and director of the School of Law’s Advocacy Program.
Read more about the university’s win at the Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.