NEW YORK – May 6, 2019 – Ken Zuckerbrot, chair of the Bankruptcy Tax Group and shareholder of the New York City office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, received the “Chuck Fruit Award of Excellence” at the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) “Springtime in New York” gala on May 2 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.
According to its website, “NKF is a major voluntary nonprofit health organization dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.”
In 2017, Zuckerbrot received a lifesaving kidney transplant from an altruistic donor. Since then, Zuckerbrot has partnered with NKF to increase awareness and education around kidney transplant issues.
In addition to Zuckerbrot’s support, Greenberg Traurig has been a consistent supporter of NKF. In 2017, Greenberg Traurig’s house band, The Meltones, performed in support of NKF during Law Rocks, raising $40,000 for the foundation.
Zuckerbrot represents public and private corporations and inbound and outbound investment companies in tax and real estate matters and related matters regarding international taxation and has wide-ranging experience in debt restructurings in or out of bankruptcy. His experience in both international taxation and REIT work is combined in the tax efficient acquisition structures of foreign real estate by U.S. REITs. He has been listed in Super Lawyers magazine New York Metro Super Lawyers and in The Legal 500 U.S.
Pictured Left: Ken Zuckerbrot, Stephen Gardner, Mary Voce. Pictured Right: Leslie Zuckerbrot, Ken Zuckerbrot, and Brian Duffy
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