COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL STUDENT KENNETH S. GEROLD
RECEIVES KELLEY DRYE & WARREN LLP SCHOLARSHIP FROM NEW YORK BAR
Kenneth S. Gerold, a student at Columbia Law School, has been chosen
as the recipient of the Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Scholarship
administered by The New York Bar Foundation. The $10,000 award is
available to second-year students attending Columbia Law School who have
at least a B average and intend to practice law in the State of New York
upon graduation. The recipient of the scholarship is selected by
Columbia Law School.
John R. Horan of New York (Fox Horan & Camerini LLP), president
of The Foundation said, “We are pleased to award the 2007 Kelley
Drye & Warren LLP Scholarship to Kenneth S. Gerold. Mr.
Gerold’s academic achievements, legal internships and work with
the indigent made him an excellent candidate for this award. We look
forward to welcoming Mr. Gerold to the legal profession after his
graduation from Columbia Law School.”
A native of Long Island and a graduate of Ward Melville High School
(East Setauket), Gerold is a 2006 graduate of Stanford University
(California) with Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and political
science. During his first year at Columbia, he worked with the Legal
Clinic for the Homeless to obtain undistributed welfare benefits for a
homeless woman and her children.
While at Stanford, Gerold spent a summer teaching about and testing
for HIV/AIDS in Tanzania with a small not-for-profit organization,
Students for International Change. He studied for a term at the
University of Oxford (England) and interned in Congress for a summer,
working for the U.S. House of Representatives Policy Committee where he
researched domestic and international policy matters involving budgetary
appropriations and government-sponsored enterprises. He also assisted in
the drafting of legislation related to media censorship in China and
Russia. Additionally, he was a research assistant for a Stanford
professor focusing on nuclear proliferation issues.
The Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Scholarship will be applied to
Gerold’s tuition during his second year of law school. His
long-term career plans are focused on corporate law.
James J. Kirk, managing partner at Kelley Drye stated, “We are
proud to recognize Mr. Gerold as the Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Scholar for academic year 2007-08 at Columbia Law School. He has earned
this award through his scholarly accomplishments, demonstrated
commitment to the law, and outstanding performance in his
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is an international, multidisciplinary
law firm of nearly 400 lawyers and other professionals who are resident
in seven offices in the U.S. and one affiliate office in India.
The firm traces its roots to 1836 and provides legal expertise in more
than 30 areas of law.
The Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Scholarship is one example of how
The New York Bar Foundation is serving the charitable and educational
needs of New York’s legal profession, the justice system and the
For more information about The New York Bar Foundation, visit its Web
site at www.tnybf.org or contact
Rosanne Van Heertum, director of development, The New York Bar
Foundation, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, ONE ELK STREET, ALBANY, NY 12207 PH: (518) 463-3200 SECURE FX: (518) 463-5993