Kurt M. Denk has joined the City Bar Justice Center as Pro Bono Counsel. Denk comes to CBJC from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, where he practiced general civil and complex commercial litigation and maintained an active pro bono docket on behalf of diverse clients and causes. He received a 2017 Jeremy G. Epstein Award from the City Bar Justice Center for outstanding pro bono work, and pro bono recognition from Kramer Levin, the Legal Aid Society, the New York State Bar Empire State Counsel Program and Legal Services NYC.
Lynn M. Kelly, the Executive Director of the City Bar Justice Center, said, “Kurt’s selection as Pro Bono Counsel emphasizes our commitment to high quality pro bono legal services for the poor and disadvantaged in New York City. Kurt’s experience in the federal courts, including working on teams to draft amicus briefs to the Supreme Court, and broad background in litigation and in service to the LGBTQ population, immigrants, prisoners and victims of discrimination will be a terrific addition to our strong team of pro bono professionals at the City Bar Justice Center.”