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Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Michele Stocker Receives 'Most Powerful & Influential Woman' Award from the National Diversity Council

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. April  30, 2015Michele L. Stocker, Shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been recognized by the National Diversity Council with the “Most Powerful & Influential Woman” Award at the Florida Diversity & Leadership Conference held in Miami this month. Stocker was previously honored by the National Diversity Council with the "Glass Ceiling Award" at the Florida Women's Conference in 2012. The annual statewide conference focuses on professional development, community growth, networking opportunities and entrepreneurship.

At the breakfast awards event, the Florida Diversity Council seeks to recognize and honor more than a dozen women, who provide leadership excellence, demonstrate commitment in community involvement and exhibit the highest professional and ethical standards.

“We are very proud of Michele who leads our Financial Services Litigation Practice successfully and always provides the highest level of client service,” said Glenn E. Goldstein, Managing Shareholder of the Fort Lauderdale office. “We are excited for Michele to receive this recognition for her professional accomplishments, leadership, and community involvement in the South Florida Area.”

As chair of the firm's Financial Services Litigation Practice, Stocker has a broad range of experience representing clients in the financial services industry including regional and national banks, loan servicers, consumer finance companies, mortgage bankers, credit card issuers, debt buyers and third-party debt collectors. She also regularly advises clients with matters involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z. She also advises clients in employment-related matters involving discrimination, harassment, severance agreements, restrictive covenants, and wage and hour issues.