Kurt joined the firm in 2012 and has been a Partner since December 2014. Previously, Kurt was a Director at UBS Investment Bank and an associate in the tax department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Before obtaining his law degree, he worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. He received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and graduated with Honors from The University of Chicago, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He serves on the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute.