Richard A. Rosenbaum is the Executive Chairman of Greenberg Traurig, a unified international law firm of more than 2,500 attorneys spanning 43 offices around the globe and has long been considered a thought and change leader in the broader legal profession.
Richard joined the firm in 1985 as its 90th lawyer and has since been integrally involved in forming and intensely executing the strategies which have led to the firm's spectacular growth and unique culture across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He closely guards the firm's long-term core values while still aggressively navigating the ever-changing times. Richard has always put the firm’s clients and people first, understanding that a law firm leader works for them, first and foremost.
Over these decades, Richard's focus has always been the same: delivering extraordinary business results to our clients and a place for our talent to build their dreams, with a sense of urgency, efficiency and excellence, and maintaining a “GT family”, living values of high ethics, respect, fairness, loyalty, merit and personal accountability which collectively create long term relationships and lasting trust. He has always been willing to be the first to a new market, a new practice or a new way of doing business, did not follow the herd, and is well known for giving more junior and/or diverse lawyers opportunities to quickly advance when earned based on hard work and merit.
Richard is proud of his work in founding the firm's renowned and wide-ranging "Commitment to Excellence" program, which ensures that all of these values would remain core to the firm's daily practice and global brand for many years to come.