William Perry ’12 has won the 2010 Robert Half Legal Scholarship from Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing service with offices across the U.S. and Canada, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), which advocates diversity in the legal profession. The award includes $10,000 for tuition expenses. Perry will also be able to work with MCCA leaders and mentors as he prepares to enter the legal profession. He is currently focused on corporate transactions law.
“William’s solid commitment to academic excellence, community service and student leadership is inspiring,” said Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal. “He demonstrates initiative and a true passion for law, which will serve him well as he continues to pursue his studies and plan his career.”
Perry, who studied finance at the University of Florida on a full scholarship, has worked as a summer intern at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York and Ernst & Young in Miami. He also researched the effects of Florida’s 2004 hurricane season on homeowner windstorm insurance premiums as a research assistant at the University of Florida.