MIAMI (October 23, 2014) – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. was honored with an award from Children’s Home Society of Florida at the organization’s annual Claws for a Cause Dinner Oct. 14 at Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant in Miami Beach.
Children’s Home Society of Florida works to break the cycle of abuse and heal children in crisis by providing shelter and counseling. At the same time the organization helps to create and strengthen families in the community, while advocating for funding and legislation for child welfare services.
Greenberg Traurig was recognized for its philanthropic commitment to the organization. Throughout the year, Greenberg Traurig employees donated backpacks and school supplies during the Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Back to School Drive and volunteered their time through the GT Cares program to plant a garden with the Children’s Home Society of Florida’s children at the McLamore Center located in Miami.
“I am honored that Greenberg Traurig has been recognized for our support of the Children’s Home Society of Florida,” Garno said. “Helping children in need is synergistic with the core values of our firm, which remains committed to giving back to the communities we serve.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Garno focuses her law practice on issues faced by the fashion community, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, trademark infringement, anti-counterfeiting, employment and general business litigation. Her practice also includes a focus on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on white-collar defense and fraud actions. Her white-collar practice includes defense of corporations against federal and state indictments, as well as internal investigations and negotiations with various federal and state agencies. Garno has extensive experience in cases involving the FCPA, False Claims Act, fraud, Ponzi schemes, securities violations, money laundering, conspiracy and racketeering. She has tried cases in a variety of areas, obtaining verdicts in favor of her clients.