Jenner & Block

Associates Alexander Bandza and Keisha Stanford Join Associate-Driven Grant Foundation

Jenner & Block Associate Alexander J. Bandza is a founding member of a unique grant foundation called The Associates’ Committee, and Associate Keisha N. Stanford has joined the Committee’s board.  Comprising 200 associates from “some of America’s most celebrated law firms,” the Committee awards grants to the most promising and deserving public interest organizations in the country.  Grants range from $25,000 to $75,000 and may be used to support any project addressing one of the causes that the Committee supports through the courts or other legal mechanisms.  Click here to learn more about the Committee, which launched last year.  Recently, the Committee announced its first grants to four legal services groups; click here to read an American Lawyer article and here for a Bloomberg Big Law Business article about the grants.