Award Details

Award Name

Mary C. Lawton Award for Outstanding Government Service

Submission Deadline


Possible Recipients


Open To
  • Bar & Bench
Award Sponsor

American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice

Nominees are government attorneys who have provided outstanding contributions to the development, implementation, or improvement of administrative law and regulatory practice that reflects sustained excellence in performance, specifically focusing on an individual's body of work.

Nomination letters should include years of government service, departments or agencies served, and the specific contributions of the nominee you think warrant their selection. Examples include mentoring activities in this area of law; level of responsibility in positions held; teaching experience; scholarship, etc.

Important Dates

Important Date

Submission Deadline

Award Prizes

Other Prize
Commemorative framed certificate
Other Prize
Invitation to the Section's Fall Conference Awards