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Student Spotlight - Member of the Month Program
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Antonio DiNizo is in his final year of law school at the George Washington University Law School. Antonio DiNizo is a Staff Member on the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Executive Board Member on the GW Moot Court Board, Associate on the GW Business and Finance Law Review, President of Phi Alpha Delta, and a member of Phi Delta Phi, SIPLA, GW in NY program, and other clubs at GW Law. In addition to his academic achievements, Antonio works as a Law Clerk at the law firm Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton during the school year and will be working as an Associate at the law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel upon graduation.


Achievements or Recognition

Antonio managed to publish or have chosen for publication five separate peer reviewed scholarly Notes during 2018 and 2019. Antonio's first publication was From Alice to Bob: The Patent Eligibility of Blockchain in a Post-CLS Bank World which was published in Vol. 9 of the Case Western Reserve Journal of Law Technology & the Internet. From Alice to Bob discusses blockchain technology and whether blockchain is a patent eligible subject area. Antonio's second publication was Battle of the Bayou: Placing a Receiver in the Right Position During a Bankruptcy Proceeding which was featured in Vol. 30 of the St. Thomas Law Review. Battle of the Bayou discusses when a receiver can act as a trustee during a bankruptcy proceeding. Antonio's third publication was Krafting TC Heartland: A Legislative Response to Venue Shopping which was featured in Vol. 100 of the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society. Krafting TC Heartland discusses venue shopping and the creation of federal patent trial rules. Antonio's fourth publication was The Martin Act: A Tool for Counteracting Financial Deregulation which is featured in Vol. 23 - Fall Edition of the Stanford Journal of Law Business & Finance. The Martin Act discusses utilizing the Martin Act to counteract the Financial Choice Act and financial deregulation. Antonio's fifth publication is Cause for Credit Bidding: Utilizing Secured Debt to Obtain Property During a Bankruptcy Proceeding which will be featured in the January 2019 addition of the Houston Journal of Business and Tax Law. Cause for Credit Bidding discusses section 363(k) of the bankruptcy code and is Antonio's longest publication to date (15,000 words).


Phi Delta Phi Involvement

Antonio is a proud Phi Delta Phi member at GW Law School. In addition to being a proponent of Phi Delta Phi, Antonio looks forward to continuing to support Phi Delta Phi and its many admiral causes after graduation.


#WetheStudentsofPhiDeltaPhi

What makes Phi Delta Phi stand above the rest?  It’s you! Phi Delta Phi Student Members are the best of the best, throughout the world and throughout time. We are proud of all our student members and want to show it. The Student Spotlight - Member of the Month Program is a new feature and we are launching it as a way to give our student members their due recognition.

Each month we want to feature a Student Spotlight - Member of the Month on the Phi Delta Phi website, our LinkedIn Group, our Facebook Page, Facebook Group, twitter feed and through a member email blast.

Don’t be humble, don’t be shy. We know how hard all Phis have worked to get where they are today. This is a chance to gain recognition while helping you connect and network with fellow Phis! Use the form below to nominate yourself or another candidate for the PDP Student Spotlight - Member of the Month Program.