Clutch Group Supports New York Urban Justice Center as a Benefactor of the 2015 Community Justice Awards

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Varun Mehta, Vice President of Legal & Compliance Solutions at Clutch Group, supported the Urban Justice Center as a Vice Chair of the event

We’re excited to partner with the UJC to provide opportunities for New Yorkers in need of legal and educational advocacy.

Clutch Group, an organization dedicated to helping companies tackle complex legal, risk and compliance issues, is proud to announce it sponsored the Urban Justice Center (UJC) at the 2015 Community Justice Awards on May 5 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. This year, the UJC honored David M. Levine, Head of Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement for the Americas at Deutsche Bank.

The Urban Justice Center serves New York City’s most vulnerable residents through a combination of direct legal advice, systemic advocacy, community education, and political organizing. The organization assists its clients by holding one-on-one legal advice sessions in soup kitchens, helping individuals access housing and government assistance, and filing class action lawsuits to bring about systemic change.

The Annual Community Justice Awards seek to honor the UJC’s strongest supporters and staunchest allies. David Levine was honored as a Community Leader for his recent work on a Pro Bono case with the Veteran Advocacy Project at the Center.

Varun Mehta, Vice President of Legal & Compliance Solutions at Clutch Group, served as a Vice-Chair and Benefactor of the event. “We’re extremely honored to have the opportunity to support one of our peers at an event like this,” he said. “Giving back to the communities in which we are located is important to Clutch Group. We’re excited to partner with the UJC to provide opportunities for New Yorkers in need of legal and educational advocacy.”

"We're grateful to our friends at Clutch Group for their sponsorship of the Community Justice Awards Gala,” said Doug Lasdon, Executive Director and Founder of the Urban Justice Center. “For the past decade, Clutch Group has provided valuable legal assistance to countless organizations, and they continue to be a force for progress on both a global and local scale. The Urban Justice Center is proud to stand with them in helping our communities thrive.”

The Awards luncheon was held at 12pm – 2:30pm on May 5 at the Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Donations to UJC are welcome at https://www.urbanjustice.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=9.

About Clutch Group
Founded in 2005 by top attorneys from leading firms and business process pioneers, Clutch Group has grown to a team of legal, technology and process experts in six offices across three continents. Clutch was built from the ground up to help General Counsels more effectively manage problems within Fortune 500 companies. Clutch combines its expertise in harnessing technology, implementing process and focusing on fact development to deliver risk-measured, cost-optimized solutions for clients. Clutch Group has been consistently ranked as a top provider by industry research as well as client satisfaction since its inception and has been recognized by industry authorities including Nelson Hall, the New York Law Journal, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), Chambers Global, Frost & Sullivan, the Black Book of Outsourcing, and Dun & Bradstreet. For more information, visit http://www.clutchgroup.com.

About Urban Justice Center
For 30 years, the Urban Justice Center has served New York City's most vulnerable residents through a combination of direct legal service, systemic advocacy, community education and political organizing. We assist our clients on numerous levels, from one-on-one legal advice in soup kitchens, to helping individuals access housing and government assistance, to filing class action lawsuits to bring about systemic change.

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