Student Accomplishments

  • Picture of Chelsea Kozar
    Chelsea Kozar

    was featured in a report for the Detroit Legal News, “Profile in Brief: Chelsea Kozar.”

  • Picture of Ha Dang
    Ha Dang

    was featured in a report for the Detroit Legal News, “Rebel with a cause: Vietnamese student overcomes odds in pursuit of legal career.”

  • Picture of Arthur Wagner
    Arthur Wagner

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the National Labor Relations Board.

  • Picture of Victoria Stadick
    Victoria Stadick

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.

  • Picture of Aaron Rowland
    Aaron Rowland

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice.

  • Picture of Craigen Oster
    Craigen Oster

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the Family Law Project.

  • Picture of Rachel Lerman
    Rachel Lerman

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the Brooklyn Defender Services.

  • Picture of Cait De Mott Grady
    Cait De Mott Grady

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the ACLU of Michigan.

  • Picture of Dezha Dial
    Dezha Dial

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office.

  • Picture of Connor Caplis
    Connor Caplis

    was awarded a 2018 Public Interest Law Fellowship and will spend the summer working at the Washtenaw County Office of Public Defender. 

  • Picture of Mallory Fiordellisi
    Mallory Fiordellisi

    was awarded the Philip F. Greco Memorial Scholarship from the Macomb County Bar Foundation. Read more here

  • Picture of Brant Losinski
    Brant Losinski

    was awarded the Judge Philip J. Glennie Law Student Scholarship from the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan. Read more here

  • Picture of Charles Hayden
    Charles Hayden

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, “Slam dunk: Student aims for career as NBA team general counsel.” Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Jaime Nelson
    Jaime Nelson

    was named the 2018 Dawn Van Hoek Scholar by the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation. Read more here

  • Picture of Lauren Marie Pereny
    Lauren Marie Pereny

    was awarded a 2018 Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship for her commitment to workers’ rights through previous educational, work, volunteer and personal experiences. Pereny will be a fellow at the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social. Read more here.

  • Picture of Phillip Keller
    Phillip Keller

    was awarded a 2018 Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship for his commitment to workers’ rights through previous educational, work, volunteer and personal experiences. Keller will be a fellow at the United Auto Workers in Detroit. Read more here.

  • Picture of Chelsea Kozar
    Chelsea Kozar

    was elected reviewing editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Alexis Ringman
    Alexis Ringman

    was elected executive article editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Alan Coatney
    Alan Coatney

    was elected executive article editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Stephanie Bugdalski
    Stephanie Bugdalski

    was elected executive article editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Victoria Stadick
    Victoria Stadick

    was elected senior notes editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Noor Khoury
    Noor Khoury

    was elected senior notes editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Kathryn Kaleth
    Kathryn Kaleth

    was elected senior notes editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Shirlene Armstrong
    Shirlene Armstrong

    was elected business director of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Emad Hamadeh
    Emad Hamadeh

    was elected editor-in-chief of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Rhonda Haidar
    Rhonda Haidar

    was elected managing editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne Law.

  • Picture of Madeline Leamon
    Madeline Leamon

    was elected editor-in-chief of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Jeremy Bleier

    was elected technology editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Lauren Madison
    Lauren Madison

    was elected symposium editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Julia Peters
    Julia Peters

    was elected executive articles editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Jacqueline Yee
    Jacqueline Yee

    was elected executive note and comment editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Hayley Johnson
    Hayley Johnson

    was elected production editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Peter Grace
    Peter Grace

    was elected managing editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Matthew Cassar
    Matthew Cassar

    was featured in an article for the Grand Rapids Legal Nerws, “Wayne Law student follows in the footsteps of his attorney father.” Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Erin Butler
    Erin Butler

    was elected second-year day governor of the2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Benjamin Goldstein
    Benjamin Goldstein

    was elected second-year day governor of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Mackenzie Moore
    Mackenzie Moore

    was elected second-year evening governor of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Alan Coatney
    Alan Coatney

    was elected third-year day governor of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Hyunjin (Gene) Cho
    Hyunjin (Gene) Cho

    was elected third-year evening governor of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Caithraoine De Mott Grady
    Caithraoine De Mott Grady

    was elected governor-at-large of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of James Taylor
    James Taylor

    was elected governor-at-large of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Peter Grace
    Peter Grace

    was elected president of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Kelley Donnelly
    Kelley Donnelly

    was elected vice president of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Charles Hayden
    Charles Hayden

    was elected treasurer of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Ramzi Masri 
    Ramzi Masri 

    was elected secretary of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Nicholas Stock
    Nicholas Stock

    was elected American Bar Association representative of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Mignon Lott
    Mignon Lott

    was elected student senate representative of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of  Katrina Tooker
    Katrina Tooker

    was elected second-year evening governor of the 2018-19 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors.

  • Picture of Linda Mifsud
    Linda Mifsud

    was elected editor-in-chief of the Wayne State University Journal of Business Law.

  • Picture of Paul Rzepka
    Paul Rzepka

    was elected executive editor of the Wayne State University Journal of Business Law.

  • Picture of Nicholas Voran
    Nicholas Voran

    was elected managing editor of the Wayne State University Journal of Business Law.

  • Picture of Eric Boelstler
    Eric Boelstler

    was elected publication editor of the Wayne State University Journal of Business Law.

  • Picture of Kathryn Kaleth
    Kathryn Kaleth

    of the Wayne Law Transnational Environmental Law Clinic worked on a brief filed with the Michigan Supreme Court, which lead to the ruling to protect beach access in the Great Lakes. Read more here.

  • Picture of Aaron Shuman
    Aaron Shuman

    was chancellor of Wayne Law's team which advanced to the octo-finals of the White and Case International Rounds of the Jessup Competition to become one of the top 16 teams in the world. The team earned the fifth best combined memorial scores and the second best applicant memorial award.

  • Picture of Nicole Pitchford
    Nicole Pitchford

    was part of Wayne Law's team which advanced to the octo-finals of the White and Case International Rounds of the Jessup Competition to become one of the top 16 teams in the world. The team earned the fifth best combined memorial scores and the second best applicant memorial award. Pitchford was also the fourth best oralist overall.

  • Picture of Emad Hamadeh
    Emad Hamadeh

    was part of Wayne Law's team which advanced to the octo-finals of the White and Case International Rounds of the Jessup Competition to become one of the top 16 teams in the world. The team earned the fifth best combined memorial scores and the second best applicant memorial award.

  • Picture of Layla Zarkesh
    Layla Zarkesh

    was part of Wayne Law's team which advanced to the octo-finals of the White and Case International Rounds of the Jessup Competition to become one of the top 16 teams in the world. The team earned the fifth best combined memorial scores and the second best applicant memorial award.

  • Picture of Ashley Monticciolo
    Ashley Monticciolo

    of the Wayne Law Transnational Environmental Law Clinic worked on a brief filed with the Michigan Supreme Court, which lead to the ruling to protect beach access in the Great Lakes. Read more here.

  • Picture of Adam Winnie
    Adam Winnie

    was part of Wayne Law's team which advanced to the octo-finals of the White and Case International Rounds of the Jessup Competition to become one of the top 16 teams in the world. The team earned the fifth best combined memorial scores and the second best applicant memorial award.

  • Picture of Rachel Lerman
    Rachel Lerman

    was a panelist at “A Panel on Immigrant Detention and Mass Incarceration,”  hosted by the Wayne Law chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

  • Picture of Kelsey Heath
    Kelsey Heath

    helped organize “The Fight Against Sex Trafficking,” an event at Wayne Law which brought experts to discuss careers in the prosecution of sex trafficking.

  • Picture of Elijah Simkins,
    Elijah Simkins,

    with teammate Linda Mifsud, placed third overall at the regional Transactional LawMeet Competition hosted at Widener University Delaware School of Law.

  • Picture of Alexis Havenstein,
    Alexis Havenstein,

    with teammates Nezar Habhab and Giuliano Mancini, placed second overall at the regional Transactional LawMeet Competition hosted at Georgetown University Law Center.

  • Picture of Nezar Habhab,
    Nezar Habhab,

    with teammates Alexis Havenstein and Giuliano Mancini, placed second overall at the regional Transactional LawMeet Competition hosted at Georgetown University Law Center.

  • Picture of Linda Mifsud,
    Linda Mifsud,

    with teammate Elijah Simkins, placed third overall at the regional Transactional LawMeet Competition hosted at Widener University Delaware School of Law.

  • Picture of Giuliano Mancini,
    Giuliano Mancini,

    with teammates Nezar Habhab and Alexis Havenstein, placed second overall at the regional Transactional LawMeet Competition hosted at Georgetown University Law Center.

  • Picture of Marie Reimers
    Marie Reimers

    was named a 2018 Outstanding Law Student of the Year by The Michigan and Detroit Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. Read more here

  • Picture of Madeline Sinkovich
    Madeline Sinkovich

    was named a 2018 Outstanding Law Student of the Year by The Michigan and Detroit Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. Read more here

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was awarded the Recognizing Public Servants Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to one student in the nation each year. Read more here.

  • Picture of Mallory Fiordellisi
    Mallory Fiordellisi

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, “Wayne Law student interned at Homeland Security panel.” Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Monica Batsford
    Monica Batsford

    wrote “Big Data vs. Warrant Jurisdiction: Microsoft Ireland Case” in the fall 2017 edition of the Michigan International Lawyer. Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Layla Zarkesh
    Layla Zarkesh

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Emad Hamadeh
    Emad Hamadeh

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Hamadeh also received the third place oralist award at the competition.

  • Picture of Aaron Shuman
    Aaron Shuman

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Nicole Pitchford
    Nicole Pitchford

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Pitchford also received the first place oralist award at the competition.

  • Picture of Adam Winnie
    Adam Winnie

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Winnie also received the second place oralist award at the competition.

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    organized and moderated the event “From Refugee Camp to Runway,” featuring fashion industry’s breakthrough model Halima Aden. The Muslim Law Students Association at Wayne Law hosted the event.

  • Picture of Graham Anderson
    Graham Anderson

    was a panelist for The State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s panel discussion, “Taking the Next Step: Tips and Tools for Your Legal Education Journey” on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Read the article

  • Picture of Phaedra Wainaina
    Phaedra Wainaina

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Law student aims for career in Labor & Employment Law." Read the full article here

  • Picture of Sharae’ Smiley
    Sharae’ Smiley

    was featured in the Macomb County Legal News for its report, “Mock trial, moot court affirm passion for advocacy.” Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Justin Weber
    Justin Weber

    was awarded an International Public Interest Law Fellowship and spent the summer working with Justice Jones Victor Dotse of the Supreme Court of Ghana in Accra. Read the full article here

  • Picture of Emphani Aldridge
    Emphani Aldridge

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Making an impact: Wayne Law student spearheads nonprofit QUAD Advising." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Zanah Ghalawanji
    Zanah Ghalawanji

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Refugee advocate Syrian crisis drives area woman to a career in law." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Elaina Bailey
    Elaina Bailey

    was instrumental in the research and editing of an antitrust amicus brief filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by Assistant Professor Sanjukta Paul.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    has been awarded the Woman of Distinction Student Award from the WSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women for demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

  • Picture of Matthew Makepeace
    Matthew Makepeace

    moderated a panel discussion on appellate advocacy sponsored by Wayne Law’s Moot Court program.

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was selected as the 2017 David Benowitz Recognizing Public Servants Scholarship winner.

  • Picture of Dana Fraser
    Dana Fraser

    with teammates Nhan Ho and Ashley Monticciolo, finished as regional finalists in the Region VI National Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Ashley Monticciolo
    Ashley Monticciolo

    with teammates Nhan Ho and Dana Fraser, finished as regional finalists in the Region VI National Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Alexis Cobau
    Alexis Cobau

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "International reach: Law student studied at the Peace Palace" Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Nhan Ho
    Nhan Ho

    with teammates Dana Fraser and Ashley Monticciolo, finished as regional finalists in the Region VI National Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    wrote a special opinion piece for The Detroit News in honor of Judge Damon J. Keith's 50th anniversary on the federal bench. Read the story here

  • Picture of Nicole Lockhart
    Nicole Lockhart

    spoke at the 2017 Wayne Law Scholarship Luncheon.

  • Picture of Alexis Ringman
    Alexis Ringman

    spoke at the 2017 Wayne Law Scholarship Luncheon.

  • Picture of Charles Hayden
    Charles Hayden

    played a major role in creating a charity to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read the full story here.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    was awarded a My Life as a Lawyer Scholarship from the Corporate Counsel Women of Color.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    is the recipient of the 2017 National Black Prosecutors Association Foundation Scholarship.

  • Picture of Phaedra Wainaina
    Phaedra Wainaina

    provided opening remarks at Wayne Law’s First Generation Professionals and the American Bar Association's "TIPS – Searching, Securing and Sticking the Interview" panel.

  • Picture of Nicole Pitchford
    Nicole Pitchford

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Flying High: Law student gains arbitration experience and a new hobby." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Monica Batsford
    Monica Batsford

    finished as a semifinalist with teammates Kevin Adamiak and Fawzeih Daher at the Region VI National Moot Court Competition. 

Advocating for justice, serving the community, revitalizing Detroit and Michigan

150 years in the heart of Detroit