BOSTON – Aug. 31, 2015 – Angelika Hunnefeld, shareholder in the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak on a panel at the 2015 Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Annual Convention, to be held Sept. 2-5, in Boston. Hunnefeld will be speaking at the workshop titled “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Where is Enforcement Heading and Where Has It Been” on Friday, Sept. 4.
The HNBA, a nonprofit, non-partisan, national membership organization that represents the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the United States and its territories, is committed to advancing issues of importance to the 53 million people of Hispanic heritage living in the U.S. through advocacy, education, professional development, and innovative programming, among other means. The HNBA Annual Convention provides a myriad of educational sessions for legal professionals at all levels of experience and in every practice area to help attendees develop the knowledge, skills, and ideas to move forward in their professional development and engage effectively with colleagues from around the country.
Greenberg Traurig is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The HNBA has been a longstanding part of that commitment, not only in the way of financial support, but the dedication of the time and talent of the firm’s leading attorneys over the years, including Cesar L. Alvarez, co-chairman of the firm, who received the “Attorney of the Year” award in 2001 from the organization. The Minority Law Journal’s 2015 Diversity Scorecard ranked the firm number one for African American Partners and Hispanic American Attorneys. Additionally, in 2015, Law 360 placed Greenberg Traurig in the Top 25 Law Firms for Hispanic Attorneys and Top 30 for its “100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys.”
Hunnefeld focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, international business arbitration, and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She is experienced in matters involving multi-jurisdictional issues, international dispute resolution, and enforcement of foreign judgments and foreign arbitral awards. She also assists clients with matters relating to issues arising under the anti-bribery and record-keeping provisions of the FCPA. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French and Portuguese.