On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, beginning at 7:30 p.m., the University of Texas Tower was illuminated in burnt orange with lit windows spelling out a "No. 1" in recognition of the School of Law’s national championship at the twentieth annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held at St. John's University in Queens, New York, March 9-12, 2012.
Students from the University of Texas School of Law’s interscholastic team won first place in the twentieth annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, March 9–12, 2012. Third-year students Brian Cumings and Eric Werlinger won first place at the competition, surviving a field of fifty-four teams. Two other members of the team representing UT Law, third-year students Gabriel Markoff and Zachary Popovich, advanced to the final day of the competition and ultimately placed as finalists.