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October 7, 2021

Stroock partner Kristopher M. Hansen is being honored by Futures and Options, a New York City nonprofit organization that empowers the city’s underrepresented youth, with its 2021 Dream Big Award, along with Rodney O. Martin, Jr., chairman and CEO of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA). The annual award salutes those making it possible for young people, particularly youth of color, to develop necessary professional skills through internships and career development, acquire higher education and achieve success in the working world.

Kris is the Chair of Stroock’s Financial Restructuring Group and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee, where he provides strategic and operational leadership to the firm. Kris is widely recognized among his peers and clients as one of the nation’s leading restructuring lawyers. Kris has made it a priority, both personally and professionally, to assist those who are underserved in their communities throughout his distinguished career.

Futures and Options’ Dream Big reception will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at The Plaza Hotel. For more information on attending or donating, click here.

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About Futures and Options

Futures and Options empowers New York City’s youth, particularly youth of color and students in historically underrepresented communities, to access paid, engaging internships and hands-on career development programming.  We work intimately with the business community to provide transformative opportunities to motivated young people who want to develop their skills and gain access to the working world. Now more than ever, we are committed to giving individuals and businesses the opportunity to join us in taking action and making a lasting impact on racial and economic equity in the workforce.

About Stroock

Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally.  With a rich history dating back 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Miami.

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