Greenberg Traurig LLP issued the following announcement on May 2.
Eight women attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been shortlisted for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s annual “Women in Business Law Awards.” The publication also shortlisted the firm in nine firmwide categories. The Americas awards ceremony will take place Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Essex House in New York. The Europe awards ceremony will take place the following week Thursday, June 13, 2019, at The Savoy in London.
According to Euromoney, winners are chosen based on their ability to support the development of women in the legal profession and provide a work/life program that empowers women to pursue legal careers. Criteria include the ratio of female-to-male lawyers (at all levels of seniority), the retention of women associates to partner level, and relevant diversity initiatives. Individual winners are selected based on their professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence over the last 12 months.
Greenberg Traurig women attorneys were shortlisted in the following categories:
Best in Litigation: Lori G. Cohen (Americas)
Best in Media & Entertainment: Barbara Meili (Americas)
Best in Real Estate: Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch (Europe)
Best in Tax: Mary F. Voce (Americas)
Best in Technology: Francoise Gilbert (Americas)
Best in Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Viola Bensinger (Europe)
Best in Wealth Management: Diana S.C. Zeydel (Americas)
Rising Star – Intellectual Property: Lisa Li (Americas)
The firm was shortlisted in the following categories:
Best International Firm Latin America Practice
Best International Firm for Diversity
Best International Mentoring Program
Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work
For the third consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig was also shortlisted in five different regions as a Best Law Firm based on the ration of men to women attorneys in each office at every level. According to Euromoney, the selection is also based on the firm’s overall submissions. Greenberg Traurig is recognized in the following locations:
Best Firm, Latin America – Mexico
Best Firm, North America – Midwest
Best Firm, North America – Northeast
Best Firm, North America – US South
Best Firm, North America – US West
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