Christopher (Martz) Arima L’22 was Named a “2023 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award” Winner by the Burton Awards

Christopher (Martz) Arima L’22 was named a “2023 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award” winner by the Burton Awards. His note “Domestic Violence in Iraq: Legal Barriers to Survivors in Pursuit of Justice” was published in the Journal of Global Rights and Organizations Annual Review – Volume 12. Aliza Milner, Director of Legal Communication and Research, reviewed notes from the College’s academic journals to select one paper for submission.

Arima is currently a law clerk at Herbert Smith Freehills New York LLP, specializing in disputes, international arbitration, and international investment.

The Burton Awards, established in 1999, is funded by the Burton Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and academic effort devoted to recognizing and rewarding excellence in the legal profession. The Burton Awards were established to honor the finest accomplishments in law, including writing, reform, public service and interest, regulatory innovation, and lifetime achievements in the profession.  

Law360 is the lead sponsor of the awards and the American Bar Association is the co-sponsor.

Christopher (Martz) Arima