Honigman announces winner of 2016 securities law writing competition

Press Release

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce that Joanna Howard, a third year student at the University of Michigan Law School, is the winner of our firm’s first annual Securities Law Writing Competition.

“Ms. Howard represents one of the many thoughtful young minds studying law today for whom we established this competition to inspire,” said Raymond Henney, leader of Honigman’s Securities and Corporate Governance practice group in the Litigation department. “We are thrilled to have chosen Ms. Howard as this year’s award recipient, and we anticipate more opportunities to challenge and engage our future legal professionals.”

Ms. Howard’s winning essay submission titled “Constitutional Challenges to SEC ALJs” surveyed recent challenges to the Securities and Exchange Commission administrative proceedings brought in federal courts. She received a B.A. and M.A. in Ancient History from the University College London and worked as a solicitor in the Enforcement Division of the UK Financial Conduct Authority prior to law school.

About the Securities Law Writing Competition

The annual Honigman Securities Law Writing Competition was established to create interest in securities law among law students and promote the knowledge and scholarship of federal and state securities law to the local bench and bar. Each winner receives a $1,500 cash prize.

View additional details and an entry form for the 2017 Securities Law Writing Competition.

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