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The award recipients are selected by the Board of the Federal Bar Council upon the recommendations of the Awards Committee.
Click the title of the award to see a list of past recipients.
The Learned Hand Award
The Learned Hand Award for excellence in federal jurisprudence is presented at the Law Day Dinner
The Emory Buckner Award
The Emory Buckner Medal for outstanding public service is presented at the Thanksgiving Luncheon
The Whitney North Seymour Award
The Whitney North Seymour Award for outstanding public service by a private practitioner is presented at the Winter Bench & Bar Conference
The Thurgood Marshall Award
The Thurgood Marshall Award for exceptional pro bono service is presented annually
The Cornelius W. Wickersham, Jr. Awards
The Cornelius W. Wickersham, Jr. Awards are presented to the highest-ranking student in the field of Constitutional Law at participating law schools in the Circuit