Kent Ford joined the litigation department of Ropes & Gray as a law clerk in 2017.
While in law school, Kent externed at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Aviation & Admiralty Section of the Civil Division, Torts Branch. He also served as a legal fellow for the National Association of Manufacturers. Kent is a graduate of American University Washington College of Law, where he was the senior symposium editor of the American University Law Review.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Kent managed partnerships at the United Nations Foundation with Fortune 100 companies and startups to advocate and fundraise for humanitarian programs globally. Kent is a native of Mississippi and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Mississippi.