USD School of Law Alumni Board Member Dylan Aste ’11 (JD) Honored with Federal Bar Association's Younger Federal Lawyer Awards

Law Alumni Board Member Dylan Aste ’11 (JD) Honored with Federal Bar Association's Younger Federal Lawyer Awards

Dylan Aste

SAN DIEGO (September 16, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors member Dylan Aste, ’11 (JD), received the Federal Bar Association's 2020 Younger Federal Lawyer Award. 

Acceptance Speech

Aste received the award at the 2020 Federal Bar Association's virtual annual meeting held September 8 - 11. The Federal Bar Association’s Younger Lawyers Division (YLD) sponsors this annual award. The YLD is comprised of members who are 40 years of age and younger. The YLD is the FBA’s largest division, representing almost one-fourth of the FBA’s total membership with more than 4,000 members.

The YLD hosts the annual Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition, U.S. Supreme Court Admissions Ceremony, Summer Law Clerk Program, and Rising Professionals Symposium.

Aste is an Assistant U.S. Attorney and prosecutes civil matters for the U.S. government in federal court where he has recovered more than $50 million and has twice received a certificate of commendation from the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for outstanding performance and invaluable assistance in support of the activities of the Civil Rights Division.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research

Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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