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Stephen Kurzman

Stephen Kurzman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959, District of Columbia 1966. Member, vice chairman, former treasurer District of Columbia Republican Committee, since 1984; former president Citizens Association Georgetown, 1994-1996; member District of Columbia Advisory Committee, United States Civil Rights Commission, since 1997. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Jewish Committee, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Kurzman, Stephen was born on March 25, 1932 in New York City. Son of Albert W. and Ceyl (Taylor) Kurzman.

  • Education

    • AB summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1953. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1956.

    Career

    • Assistant United States attorney Southern District New York, New York City, 1959-1961. Legislation assistant, counsel United States Sen. Jacob K. Javits of New York, Washington, 1961-1965.

      Minority counsel Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 1965-1966. Partner Kurzman & Goldfarb, Washington, 1966-1971. Assistant secretary for legislation Department of Health, 1971-1976.

      Partner Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, 1976-1991, of counsel, 1991-1993. President Stephen Kurzman, Professional Corporation, since 1993. Professorial lecturer George Washington University Law School, 1969.

      Consultant, deputy director operations National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, 1967-1968. Consultant Republican Task Force Urban Affairs, United States House of Representatives, 1968. Special counsel Urban Coalition Action Council, 1969-1970.

      Consultant Treasury Department, 1969-1970, White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1970-1971, Senate Committee Labor and Public Welfare, 1969-1970, Committee Grants and Benefits, Administrative Conference United States, 1969-1971.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959, District of Columbia 1966.

    Works

    • Reviser: Gordon's Modern Annotated Forms of Agreement, 1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member, vice chairman, former treasurer District of Columbia Republican Committee, since 1984. Former president Citizens Association Georgetown, 1994-1996. Member District of Columbia Advisory Committee, United States Civil Rights Commission, since 1997.

    Member District of Columbia Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Jewish Committee, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Harvard of District of Columbia.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Goldberg, September 5, 1955 (deceased June 1978). Married Patricia A. Goldman, May 20, 1990. Children: Charles T., George M.
    • father: Albert W. Kurzman
    • mother: Ceyl (Taylor) Kurzman
    • spouses: Ellen Goldberg
    • Patricia A. Goldman
    • children: Charles T. Kurzman
    • George M. Kurzman
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    Born March 25, 1932
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