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Greenberg Traurig’s Scott Meza Wins Washington SmartCEO’s 2015 CPA & ESQ Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 29, 2015 — Scott Meza, Corporate & Securities shareholder at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was selected as an Industry Practice Award winner in Washington SmartCEO’s CPA & ESQ Awards. Finalists and winners were recognized at a lunch reception June 15 at the Bethesda Marriott. As a winner, Meza was profiled in the May/June 2015 issue of SmartCEO magazine. Meza was among 14 finalists for Industry Practice category.

Each year, the CPA & ESQ Awards honor the region’s top accountants and attorneys for their leadership, accomplishment, innovation, and success. The Industry Practice category recognizes attorneys who, during 2015, demonstrated outstanding achievements in his or her role, made significant impact in his or her industry, and have gone above and beyond supporting his or her local community. An independent committee of local business leaders review nominations submitted based on the quality and impact that each candidate has demonstrated over the course of their career within the community and professional industry.

Meza has more than 25 years of experience assisting businesses in complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs of public and private companies, and sophisticated equity and debt financings and recapitalizations. His broad industry experience includes managing transactions for technology-based companies as well as companies operating in highly regulated environments like government contracting, telecommunications, and health care. Representative transactions include stock-for-stock combinations, cash-out mergers, tender and exchange offers, management buyouts, stock and asset purchases, distressed company acquisitions, corporate spin-offs and divestitures, and corporate governance matters. He regularly represents venture funds and emerging growth companies in a variety of financing transactions, ranging from preferred stock sales, subordinated debt lending and licensing, and other strategic alliances.

According to its website, SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events, and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas.