MIAMI – June 16, 2021 – Nikki Lewis Simon, a shareholder and chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) officer of global law firm, Greenberg Traurig, P.A., will speak on the topic of DEI implementation at a webinar hosted by the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) on June 22 at 11 a.m. EST.
The webinar is the first in a series designed to give bankers the tools needed to implement a successful DEI program or build on already existing initiatives. The discussion will include topics related to the implementation, management, challenges and benefits of a diversity program, including successful initiatives, challenges, program structure, program management impact on recruitment, retention and employee development, governance, metrics, and more.
Simon, a commercial litigator in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, has more than 21 years of experience and primarily serves as the firm’s chief DEI officer. In this capacity, she designs and guides strategic initiatives and programs to deepen firmwide diversity and inclusion efforts that further enrich client engagements and community investments. Her role is indicative of, and integral to, Greenberg Traurig’s core values of collaboration and inclusion – principles that inform the firm’s operations and legal business in meaningful, positive ways.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 3.0 certification, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/our-firm/diversity Twitter: @GT_Drives.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com