Elizabeth Stong Receives the Mayre Rasmussen Award

Elizabeth Stong Receives the Mayre Rasmussen Award

Elizabeth S. Stong of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York received the 2024 Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law from the American Bar Association. The award is presented to “distinguished lawyers who have demonstrated significant contributions to advancing the opportunities for women’s inclusion and active participation in the field of international law.” 

Stong was elected to ALI in 1998 and to ALI Council in 2009, taking emeritus status in May 2024. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the boards of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Practising Law Institute, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, and the New York Law Institute. She is a member of the Advisory Committee of Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought and the Advisory Board of P.R.I.M.E. Finance, an international dispute resolution and judicial training organization based in The Hague. She regularly serves as a delegate to UNCITRAL’s Working Groups on Arbitration and Conciliation and Insolvency and is an elected member of the European Law Institute. She is the Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and holds leadership roles in the International Insolvency Institute, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the ABA Business Law Section, International Law Section, and Judicial Division. She is also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School. 

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