For Partners who are authors of legal articles from the nation’s 1,000 largest law firms. Managing partners, or marketing directors of firms with more than 100 attorneys can nominate an author.
Nominations are currently closed.
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, there was not a nomination period in the Fall of 2020 or 2021. The next nomination period will open in the Fall of 2022 and will cover 2020, 2021 and 2022. Winners selected will be honored at the 2023 event. 2020 Distinguished Legal Writing Award (DLWA) winners that were nominated in the Fall of 2019 will be honored at the event on June 13, 2022.
For law school students who are authors of legal articles. Either a Dean or Legal Writing Director of a Law School can nominate an author.