Stuart Kurlander has a long history of involvement in the Jewish and GLBT communities. He is currently Vice President for Campaign, member of the Executive Committee, and a member of the Board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. He previously served as Vice-President for Israel and Overseas, Vice President at Large, Co-Chair of the Campaign’s Philanthropic Leadership Group, and Co-Chair of Operation Promise for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the United Jewish Endowment Fund. He is the Founder and Chair of the Kurlander Program on Gay and Lesbian Outreach and Engagement at the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center, the first program of its type at a Jewish community center. He was National Chair of the first United Jewish Communities LGBT Pride Mission to Israel in 2005.
Stuart also serves as a member of the UJC Financial Relations Committee, a board member of the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center and a board member of the Washington DC Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. In 2008, he received the Judge Learned Hand Award from the American Jewish Committee. He is also a Wexner Heritage program alumni and a former member of the National Young Leadership Cabinet of United Jewish Communities.
Professionally, Stuart is a Washington, DC Partner, Global Co-Chair of the Israel Practice Group, and Founding Partner and former Chair of the Washington, DC Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Group (HLS) and also former Global Co-Chair of the HLS Practice Group of the international law firm Latham & Watkins, LLP.