Kenzo Kawanabe

Chair of Development
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
kenzo kawanabe

Kenzo Kawanabe is a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP.  Kenzo’s is a commercial litigator who represents clients in a variety of matters relating to commercial disputes, mass torts, products liability, and intellectual property.

Mr. Kawanabe was the Pro Bono Partner and on the DGS Executive Committee. He teaches at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He dedicates significant time to volunteer work, and served on the Boards of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, CO Lawyers Committee (Chair), and CO Legal Services.

Mr. Kawanabe also engages in community service. He was Board Chair of The Denver Foundation, one of the nation’s largest community foundations which annually distributes tens of millions of dollars to non-profit organizations. He also served the Boettcher Foundation (Board), Sakura Foundation (Board), Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (Board), Community Resource Center (Board), and Rose Foundation (Education Committee). He is a member of the U.S.-Japan Council, and was part of the Leadership Delegation sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Mr. Kawanabe served as a law clerk for the Honorable Mary J. Mullarkey, Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABF Fellow), Colorado Bar Association (past Board of Governors and Bar Fellow), Denver Bar Association (past Board and Executive Committee), National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (first-ever General Counsel), Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado (past President and Foundation President), and Minoru Yasui Inn of Court.