MIAMI – Oct. 22, 2015 – Jaret L. Davis, Co-Managing Shareholder of the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been named Chair of the 2016 MCCJ Humanitarian Gala Awards Dinner.
Since 1946, MCCJ has recognized outstanding leaders in South Florida’s business, religious and corporate communities with the Silver Medallion for their extraordinary humanitarian efforts that mirror MCCJ’s mission of inclusion. The upcoming MCCJ Silver Medallion Gala will take place March 12, 2016 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Miami.
“I am honored to serve as Chair of the MCCJ Humanitarian Gala Awards Dinner and recognize the strong community leaders that are so critical to Miami’s growth and success,” Davis said. “The award is considered one of the preeminent within Miami-Dade County and a review of the list of past recipients is a veritable voyage through Miami’s history. We look forward to an amazing night that allows us to honor those who are at the vanguard of promoting MCCJ’s mission of achieving maximum inclusivity for all within our community.”
As Co-Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, Davis oversees approximately 170 attorneys and 200 business staff based in the firm’s founding office. As a member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice, he focuses his work on the IT and life sciences/biotech sectors; Davis helps public and private companies at various growth stages, including startups, while also working with private equity, venture capital and angel investors.
Founded in 1935 as the Miami branch of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, MCCJ’s mission is to advance understanding and respect among all cultures, religions and races. Since 2011, following the demise of the national organization, the organization has been known only as MCCJ. MCCJ seeks an inclusive community in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. Rooted in interfaith good will, our mission includes creating safe havens for dialog, training inclusive leaders, and highlighting the benefits of diversity through education, advocacy, dialog and conflict resolution.