Jeffrey Kurzweil

Kurzweil Jeffrey

Jeff Kurzweil is a problem solver. He brings to bear decades of legal, public policy, government affairs, and business experience. His knowledge and insights, particularly in the hospitality sector, enable him to bring and develop creative and workable solutions to a broad range of issues. He advises global companies on complex and often contentious legal, business, and policy-related challenges. Acting in a broad advisory role for his clients, he serves as a strategic partner, helping them navigate through all aspects of their businesses. Uniquely positioned to support clients at all levels of management, he works to achieve solutions in every matter and has a long record in doing so. 

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Government Experience

  • Special Assistant to the General Counsel, United States Department of Commerce




  • J.D. Vanderbilt University Law School 1975
  • B.A. cum laude Duke University 1972

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Naomi E. Morris North Carolina Court of Appeals 1975 - 1976

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Board member, JWM Family Enterprises, a Marriott-family, privately owned business entity
  • Former board member, Cowen Group, Inc., a publicly traded investment bank



  • Former board member and treasurer, Best Friends Foundation
  • Former member, Duke University Board of Trustees
  • Former member, Johnson C. Smith University Board of Visitors
  • Former member, Vanderbilt University Law School Alumni Board
  • Former member, American Schools of Oriental Research, Executive Committee of the Board of Directors