AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 13, 2015 – Demetrius G. McDaniel, a shareholder in the Austin office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, and a member of the firm’s executive committee, has been appointed to a two-year term serving the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. McDaniel will work with other business leaders in Austin to help the Austin Chamber uphold its stated mission to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for its members.
“All of us at Greenberg Traurig are very proud of Demetrius’ continuing commitment of his time and talent to our city and state. Greenberg Traurig is an investor/partner in Opportunity Austin, and we are long-standing members of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce President’s Advisory Board,” said Darrell R. Windham, Greenberg Traurig’s Austin office co-managing shareholder. “We believe that the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and the entire region will benefit from Demetrius’ insight and deep understanding of regulatory, legislative and economic issues and trends impacting the greater Austin community.”
McDaniel, chair of the firm's Texas Government Law & Policy Practice, counsels and provides advocacy for Fortune 500 and other large private and public sector clients on federal, state, and local legal and public policy matters. His broad knowledge of federal and state government allows him to collaboratively develop strategies to help clients solve complex problems that have a government origin or nexus. McDaniel consults with clients on their strategic objectives and provides advice on important issues that will enhance their business opportunities, increase their compliance with laws and regulations, and assist them in building internal systems to prevent problems from occurring with all levels of government.