Maine Law students finish in final four at Wagner Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition

Meryl Poulin ’17 and Trevor Savage '17Maine Law students Trevor Savage ’17 and Meryl Poulin ’17 recently competed in the Wagner Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition at New York Law School. They advanced to the semi-finals round of the competition.

The Wagner Competition is the nation’s largest student-run moot court competition and the premier national competition dedicated exclusively to labor and employment law. For 41 years, as many as 50 school from across the country have competed in this prestigious event. The Moot Court Association at New York Law School sponsors this competition in honor of the late United States Senator Robert F. Wagner.

“Making the Final Four in this competition consisting of 40 strong teams from law schools all around the country is an amazing accomplishment,” said Associate Professor Dmitry Bam, who served as the team’s coach. “Meryl and Trevor were absolutely terrific and represented Maine Law with pride.”

In preparation for the competition, Trevor and Meryl not only mastered a difficult field of law, but also honed their skills by participating in a number of practice oral arguments with Maine Law faculty and members of the Maine bar.