Huda Krad and Caroline Kwak from Loyola University Chicago School of Law won the Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. In the final round in Las Vegas earlier this month, the Loyola students defeated Kathy Dong and Simone Pang from University of California Hastings College of Law. This is the ninth time in fifteen years that a Loyola Chicago team has won the national competition. UC Hastings also has an outstanding history in the Tang competetition.
A second Hastings team, Justin Lau and Teri Nguyen, won the national Best Brief award. Ms. Krad of Loyola-Chicago won the tournament's Best Oralist award; Ms. Pang of Hastings was the runner-up.