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INTA Gala Dinner

Last night’s Gala Dinner was held in the Garden Court of the San Francisco Palace Hotel. Titled Nuit de Moulin Rouge, it featured can-can dancing, violinists, a contortionist and magician Paul Nathan. INTA President Gerhard Bauer honored this year’s awards for academic and legal excellence.

The Ladas Memorial Competition Professional Recipient, supported by Ladas & Parry, was Anthony Fletcher, Senior Principal at Fish & Richardson. Michael Johnson from Vanderbilt University Law School was the Student Recipient.

The winning team of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, was Marilyn Osborn and Whitney True of the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. They were coached by Jack Wheat of Stites & Harbison, who attended last night’s dinner. The Dolores K. Hanna Best Brief Award went to Ian Chen, Emily Gische and Jenny Grantz of UC Hastings College of the Law.

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