CHICAGO (September 24, 2014) – Francis A. Citera, a shareholder in the Chicago office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will receive a distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Miami School of Law.
This award recognizes alumni nationally who have excelled in their chosen profession, in service to the University of Miami School of Law and the legal profession. The recipients are carefully selected by the Executive Committee of the Law Alumni Association.
Citera is a 1983 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, where he was student research/ writing editor for the University of Miami Law Review and a moot court participant.
Citera is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Group and co-chair of the Chicago Litigation Practice. He has more than 30 years of experience defending purported class actions, toxic tort actions, and other complex litigation in both federal and state courts. Citera is also an experienced appellate lawyer, having argued many appeals in state and federal appellate courts, and has substantial experience in bankruptcy litigation, having represented debtors-in possession in a broad range of disputes, as well as lenders, landlords, and trade creditors in bankruptcy litigation matters.
Citera will be honored at the Miami Law Chicago Alumni Reception on Friday, October 10th, at 5 p.m. at Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago.