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Kurt M. Denk is a litigator who maintains a diverse practice. Mr. Denk has assisted in representing clients in a variety of advertising, bankruptcy, contract and real estate matters, including in litigation, arbitration, investigation and proceedings before the National Advertising Division (NAD) and National Advertising Review Board (NARB). Most recently he was part of a two-attorney Kramer Levin team that concluded a large financial institution’s long-standing dispute with a former high-level employee who alleged various breach of contract claims, first in federal court and then in an arbitration proceeding.

Mr. Denk dedicates significant time to pro bono work. Through Kramer Levin’s pro bono program, he has represented, or assisted in representing, a variety of clients, including asylum applicants, a class of public assistance and food stamp recipients in a suit against New York state and city agencies, and a nonprofit revising its bylaws pursuant to New York’s Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013. Mr. Denk assisted with the drafting of various amici curiae briefs supporting marriage equality in cases before the United States Supreme Court and a number of the United States Courts of Appeals.

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J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law, 2010
-Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law
-Berkeley Law liaison for the San Quentin Prison Restorative Justice Roundtable
-Death Penalty Clinic
-East Bay Community Law Center, Clean Slate Clinic
-Jurisprudence Awards in Advanced Topics in Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law and East Bay Community Law Center Clinic Seminar
-Best Oral Argument Award in Written and Oral Advocacy
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M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 2007
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M.A., Philosophy, Fordham University, 2001
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B.A., History, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Georgetown University, 1996
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New York, 2011
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Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry,  U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2010 - 2011
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U.S. Supreme Court
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U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    -Legal Services NYC Honor Roll (2014)
    -Boston College Law School, visiting assistant professor (2011-2012)
    -Honorable Robert D. Sack, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, summer intern (2008)
    -American Bar Association
    -New York City Bar Association
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