March 02, 2018

Past Winners: 2014-2016

2015-2016 Student Writing Competition Winner


The Winner of the 2016 ABA Section of Antitrust Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition is Jennifer Fischell, a third-year student at the University of Michigan Law School. Jennifer's winning article is Standing in the Way of the FTAIA: Exceptional Applications of Illinois Brick, which was published in 114 Mich. L. Rev. 309 (2015). Jennifer is an Articles Editor on the Michigan Law Review. She graduated from Cornell University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Asian Studies, summa cum laude. After graduation from Michigan Law School, Jennifer will be clerking for Judge Raymond M. Kethledge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and then for Judge Ronnie Abrams of the Southern District of New York.

2014-2015 Student Writing Competition Winner

Jonathan Lee Caulder is a third-year student at Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he serves as the Managing Editor of the Washington & Lee Law Review. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy—High Distinction. During his time between undergraduate and law school, Jonathan worked as a Teach for America corps member in Eastern North Carolina where he taught sixth grade math.

Jonathan's winning Article is entitled "Avoiding the Nuclear Option: Balancing Borrower and Lender Rights Under the Truth in Lending Act's Right of Rescission," and was published in 71 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1925 (2014).

After graduation, Jonathan will join the Energy and Environmental Litigation practice group at Hunton & Williams LLP in Richmond, Virginia.

2013-2014 Student Writing Competition Winner


Cassandra Beckman Widay is a third-year student at the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she serves as the Managing Editor of the Connecticut Law Review and is a member of the Connecticut Moot Court Board.  She graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2008 with a Bachelors of Science in Economics.  


Cassandra's winning article is entitled "Minn-Chem and the New Normal: A Revitalized Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act," and was published in 46 CONN. L. REV. 309 (2013).


After graduation, Cassandra will be clerking for Justice Richard A. Robinson of the Connecticut Supreme Court.  Thereafter, she hopes to develop a career in antitrust litigation.