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Strubbe Labor & Employment Writing Prize
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Mary Rose Strubbe Labor & Employment
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2018-2019 Louis Jackson National Student Memorial Writing
Competition in Employment and Labor Law
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- 2018 SANDRA P. ZEMM LABOR LAW PRIZE
Sandra P. Zemm was a partner in the Labor
and Employment Department at Seyfarth Shaw’s Chicago office.
Ms. Zemm passed away in 2008 after a long battle with cancer.
Her family, friends, and colleagues created the Sandra Zemm
Prize to honor her.
The Sandra P. Zemm Prize in Labor and Employment
Law is awarded annually to a graduating student in Chicago-Kent’s
Labor/Employment Law program who embodies Ms. Zemm’s “commitment
to a career in labor and employment law, pioneer spirit
and willingness to take the initiative, and gracious and
generous attitude toward helping those in need.”
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute
for Law and the Workplace is pleased to announce that the
2018 Sandra Zemm Prize in Labor
and Employment Law is awarded for to Yuting Li.
Yuting Li embodies the qualities that made
Ms. Zemm so special to her colleagues and the legal community.
Yuting has taken part in every aspect of the Labor and Employment
Law Certificate Program at Chicago-Kent, including taking
on leadership roles. She is the current president of the
Labor and Employment Law Society, where she is doing an
amazing job. She is also a student editor for the Employee
Rights and Employment Policy Journal and the Illinois Public
Employee Relations Report. Yuting externed at Laner Muchin
and for Justice Terrence J. Lavin in the Illinois Appellate
Court First District. Additionally, she worked as a legal
intern at the Workplace Rights Bureau of the Illinois Attorney
General’s Office, the Chicago Housing Authority, and currently
at Delaney Law P.C. Yuting’s academic accomplishment are
also noteworthy; she received the CALI award for both Labor
Law and Negotiations.
Like Ms. Zemm, Yuting is always ready to help
people in need. Her classmates have described her in some
of the following ways: “Yuting has always been very helpful
and supportive;” and Yuting is very involved in trying to
help other students take advantage of the labor and employment
certificate program.” Beyond helping her fellow students,
Yuting cares deeply about the educational rights of migrant
workers’ children. She is also dedicated to serving the
public, as evidenced by her volunteering at the Illinois
Legal Aid Online and Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Chinatown
Pro Bono clinic.