SACRAMENTO, CA (September 19, 2014) – Marc B. Koenigsberg, litigation of counsel in the Sacramento office of law firm Greenberg Traurig has been named President of the Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association. His appointment was announced at the Association’s annual dinner Sept. 3, 2014, where the keynote speaker was State Senator Marty Block, Chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus. The dinner was attended by members of the trial court and appellate benches, the State Legislature, and the local Bar. Greenberg Traurig was a sponsor of the event.
According to its website, the Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association, formed in late 2008, was named in honor of the late Justice Leonard M. Friedman, a prominent member of the Sacramento Jewish community and jurist who served on the Sacramento County Municipal and Superior Courts, as well as on the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. The Association’s mission is to serve as an educational resource, voice and forum for Jewish attorneys and judges on issues relating to the practice of law, the courts and the community.
“I am proud to accept this position named after such a well-respected member of the Sacramento Jewish community,” said Koenigsberg. “I look forward to the next two years as President as the Friedman Bar Association continues to fulfill its mission, reaches out and creates partnerships with other diversity bar associations, and continues to serve as a resource in support of the greater Sacramento Jewish community.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Koenigsberg is a business litigator representing clients in both state and federal court. He concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, employment law and ADA defense. He provides experienced counsel in administrative and trial proceedings. Koenigsberg is very active in the local community. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees and is the Vice President of Administration at Congregation B’nai Israel and also volunteers for the Sacramento County Superior Court’s Small Claims Division.
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