Gerald S. Kerska

Associate

Overview

Jerry Kerska is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Jerry is based in the Milwaukee office, where he is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. Jerry has experience assisting clients in a range of complex litigation matters in both state and federal court, as well as in connection with government investigations and enforcement actions.

Before joining Foley, Jerry clerked for the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the Honorable David R. Stras, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Honorable Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Education

Jerry earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2017), where he was the lead symposium articles editor for the Minnesota Law Review and research assistant to Professors Kristin Hickman and Kevin Reitz. At graduation, he won the Sidney J. Kaplan Legal Scholarship Fund award for outstanding performance.

Before law school, Jerry earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (B.A. 2014). He was a member of the cross country and track and field teams.

Publications

  • Criminal Consequences and the Anti-Injunction Act, 104 MINN. L. REV. HEADNOTES 51 (2020)
  • Restoring the Lost Anti-Injunction Act (with Kristin E. Hickman), 103 VA. L. REV. 1683 (2017) (cited by CIC Services, LLC v. IRS, 593 U.S. __ (2021))
  • Foreword, 101 MINN. L. REV. 1791 (2017)
  • Economic Protectionism and Occupational Licensing Reform, 101 MINN. L. REV. 1703 (2017)

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2017)
    • Minnesota Law Review, Lead Symposium Articles Editor
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse ( B.A., Philosophy & French, 2014)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit