The Mississippi Law Journal is proud to announce the winner of the outstanding comment award for 2019-2020 is Charity Karanja. Charity’s article is titled CAFA Mass Action: If it Looks Like a Duck, Walks Like a Duck, and Quacks Like a Duck, It is Surely is not Several, Separate, and Distinct Lawsuits.

The outstanding comment award is given annually to the staff editor who writes the best comment through the Mississippi Law Journal Comment Development Program. The award is sponsored by Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC.

Charity is from Nairobi, Kenya, and is the daughter of Eliud and Margaret Karanja. Charity is a member of the Moot Court Board and is a Business Law Fellow at the University of Mississippi School of Law. She received her bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Cornell University.

Charity worked as a summer associate at Butler Snow, LLP and a Legal Intern in the Pfizer General Counsel’s office last summer. She will work for Butler Snow, LLP and Troutman Pepper in Philadelphia, PA during the upcoming summer.

To learn more about Charity, visit her staff editor profile. To learn more about past comment award recipients, visit our awards section.