The David Gergen Award For Leadership & Professionalism
Each year the faculty at Elon Law select for recognition an individual from the graduating class whose activities represent the twin principles of leadership and professionalism.
This award is named in honor of David Gergen, whose professional life and contributions have embodied the highest levels of selfless leadership and service. Gergen has served as adviser to four United States presidents. He is the Director of the Center for Public Leadership and Professor of Public Service at the Harvard Kennedy School, one of the country’s preeminent political commentators, and Chair of Elon’s Law School Advisory Board.