The award ceremony of the O’Melveny Legal Scholarship Awards washeld in the Davos Hall of Swissotel Grand Hotel on September 28th2009. Present at the ceremony were senior partners of O’Melveny& Myers Law Firm, law experts and professors, and some previousawards holders. Chen Jingying, dean of the Law School of SIFT, andNi Shoubin, deputy dean, also attended the ceremony.
3 graduates and 3 undergraduates from the Law school of SIFT wonthe 2009 awards, with the first prize given to Fu Jun and Yu Miao,the second prize to Zheng Qi and Yuan Jin, and nomination awards toQin Yu and Li Zhong.
One of the largest comprehensive law firms in the world, O’Melveny& Myers Law Firm is among the Top Ten firms in the US and ranksthe first in the Asian-Pacific region. The firm started theirscholarship program in Shanghai in 1998, granting scholarships tooutstanding junior undergraduates and second-year graduates in theLaw School of SIFT, Fudan University School of Law, and East ChinaUniversity of Political Science and Law. This program aims atencouraging law students in China to commit themselves to the studyand research of law, cultivating law professionals, helping thescholarship holders with their future planning by giving themadvice about study and career.