Jermel McClure

Student Fellows

Jermel McClure is a J.D. Candidate at Columbia Law School (Class of 2024) and a Student Fellow at the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership.

Jermel is a native of Westchester, NY, and graduated cum laude from Binghamton University in 2018 with a B.A. in Political Science. While at Binghamton University Jermel was an engaged student participating in international research studies and competing on the Speech and Debate team. Jermel was the first Black President and CEO elected to lead the Student Association at Binghamton University. After graduating from Binghamton in 2018, Jermel joined J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank as a banking analyst covering financial sponsors. After a year of working for the top-grossing team in the Private Bank, Jermel left J.P. Morgan to follow entrepreneurial pursuits. He joined BLACE a real estate - technology company as a founding team member and worked there for a year before choosing to pursue his legal studies.

Recently, Jermel was elected President of the Binghamton University Alumni of Color Association. In this role, he intends to strengthen relationships between alumni and students of color at Binghamton University. Jermel’s dedication to excellence afforded him the opportunity to participate in the SEO Law Fellowship Program the summer before beginning his law school journey. Over the course of summer ’21, Jermel worked in Morrison and Foerster’s NYC office and gained experience working on bankruptcy litigation, real estate deals, and numerous pro bono matters aligned with his passions. He is currently a JD candidate at Columbia Law School where he is a member of the Student Senate and was recently crowned a regional champion in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.