Hofstra Law Awards 2020-2021 Recipients Of Moritt Hock & Hamroff Fellowship & Marc Hamroff '83 Annual Scholarship
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GARDEN CITY, NY; February 18, 2021 — The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University has named Jeffrey Hassan as the recipient of the 2020-2021 Moritt Hock & Hamroff Business Law Honors Fellowship and Korrine Utting as the recipient of the 2020-2021 Marc Hamroff '83 Annual Scholarship. The Fellowship is awarded to an incoming law student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and an interest in pursuing a career in business law. The Scholarship is awarded to a deserving entering student on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and/or financial need.
Jeffrey Hassan is a first year law student at Hofstra Law and a resident of New York City. Having earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science from Cornell University, he is expected to graduate with his Juris Doctor from Hofstra Law in May 2023.
Korrine Utting is a first year law student at Hofstra Law and a resident of Shoram, NY. Having earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in Journalism from Stony Brook University, she is expected to graduate with her Juris Doctor from Hofstra Law in May 2023.
"Our firm has achieved a growing and respected presence on Long Island, and giving back to the community has always been one of the core principles of MH&H," stated Marc Hamroff, managing partner. "It's an honor to continue to support the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University to help educate and foster the next generations of preeminent attorneys."
Judge Gail Prudenti, dean of Hofstra Law noted, "We are so grateful to Marc Hamroff and MH&H for their partnership with Hofstra Law and providing our students with the financial assistance they need to pursue their legal education. We especially want to thank Marc for his teaching and volunteer leadership. His efforts have had an incredible impact on our school."
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP is a 75+ attorney commercial law firm providing a wide range of legal services to businesses, corporations, and individuals worldwide from its offices in Manhattan, Long Island, NY and Florida.
Since 1970, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University has provided more than 12,000 students with an education rich in both the theory and experiential skills needed to produce outstanding lawyers, business executives and community leaders. Hofstra Law’s faculty ranks in the top 50 nationwide for scholarly impact. The school is widely recognized as a pioneer in fully integrating clinical education into a traditional law school curriculum, while continuing to be at the forefront of legal education with programs in law and technology, health law and family law. Located on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, Hofstra Law is 25 miles outside New York City in suburban Long Island. Mr. Hamroff is a Special Professor of Law at Hofstra and teaches Secured Transactions each year.