Business Law Section Awards and Initiatives
Recognition of the achievements of our members and programs to support the Section’s key initiatives.
Law Student Scholar Program
Helps law students navigate Section Meetings and network with practicing business law practitioners to learn more about a career in business law.
Business Law Advisors
Invites distinguished leaders and business law practitioners with national reputations to participate in Section activities for a two-year term.
Business Court Representatives
Supports current members of the judiciary who preside over courts or dockets consisting primarily of complex business and commercial litigation to participate in Section activities for a two-year term.
Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award
Recognizes a woman member of the Section who has achieved professional excellence in her field, demonstrated dedication to the work of the Section, and has been actively involved in the mentoring of, and served as a role model for other women members of the Section.
Kathryn R. Heidt Memorial Award
Recognizes the importance of bankruptcy education and scholarship to the ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee and the bankruptcy profession.
Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards
The Committee on Nonprofit Organizations presents the Awards annually to outstanding lawyers in the categories of Academic, Attorney, Nonprofit In-House Counsel, and Young Attorney.
Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest
Encourages law student writings on a business law subject of general and current interest.