Photo Courtesy of St. John's University School of Law
Photo Courtesy of St. John's University School of Law

MIAMI (October 18, 2011) – The FIU Law Investor Advocacy Clinic team wins top spot in first-ever appearance at national securities dispute resolution negotiation competition.

The Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon sponsored by St. John’s Law School and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) was held at the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution in New York City.

The Investor Advocacy Clinic’s team of competitors: Sanjeev Shah, Lori Eshelman, and Jennifer Lim competed against 23 other teams in negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

“I am proud to congratulate our students in a superb effort. The Investor Advocacy Clinic Team prevailed over many great teams,” said Robert Savage, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor and Investor Advocacy Clinic Director.


Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Leiter Ranking as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact in the nation. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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