White Plains, NY (March 10, 2021) – Yankwitt LLP is thrilled to announce a newly established scholarship at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University – the Yankwitt LLP Immediate Impact Scholarship – which will be awarded to an incoming first year student of color who expresses an interest in social justice and demonstrates financial need.

The intent of the scholarship is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to promote diversity within the legal sector where minorities are significantly underrepresented.

“As a White Plains resident and managing partner of a Westchester-based law firm, I am committed to giving back to the community in which I live and work,” shared Russell Yankwitt, who founded the firm in 2009.

Yankwitt, a graduate of the Cornell Law School, has supported Westchester’s only law school for many years by serving on the Board of Visitors, providing in