Jennifer Kroman is Director of Pro Bono Practice, based in the New York office.
Ms. Kroman supervises and manages the provision of pro bono legal services by participating attorneys under the direction of the Pro Bono Committees in New York and Washington.
From 1996 to 2006, Ms. Kroman’s practice focused on complex commercial litigation. She represented numerous issuers and underwriters in securities fraud cases. She also handled numerous grand jury and SEC investigations, as well as related civil litigation, for companies and individuals. During this time, Ms. Kroman devoted substantial time and energy to pro bono matters, primarily in connection with poverty and domestic violence issues, including the widely-covered successful representation of 195 homeless people in their quest to receive minimum wage from their employers.
Ms. Kroman originally joined the firm in 1996, was a partner from 2003 to 2006, and rejoined the firm in 2011. She received a J.D., magna cum laude
, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, where she served as an editor of the Law Review
, and a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, in 1991 from the University of Michigan. After graduating from law school, Ms. Kroman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Phyllis A. Kravitch, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Ms. Kroman is a member of the Bar in New York. She is a member of the Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and a member of the Public Service Committee of the Federal Bar Council. Ms. Kroman served on the board of directors of each of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice from 2003 to 2010 and the New York Lawyers for Public Interest from 2004 to 2006. She recently served as the Co-Director of the Uncontested Divorce Project at Sanctuary for Families.