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Greenberg Traurig is Lead Sponsor of California Minority Counsel Program’s 27th Annual Business Conference

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 21, 2016 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is the Lead Sponsor of California Minority Counsel Program’s (CMCP) 27th Annual Business Conference in San Francisco, Oct. 20-21. The firm is a member of CMCP and Intellectual Property Shareholder Candice E. Kim is serving on CMCP’s Conference Committee. Kim will also moderate and Tax Shareholder Bradley R. Marsh will present on the panel entitled, “The Nuts and Bolts of the On-Demand Economy.” The panel will discuss growth areas for lawyers as startups, big brands, and retailers join the on-demand economy, intellectual and trademark issues, and legal and regulatory challenges.

The annual two-day event is an opportunity for business attorneys to network with and learn from legal and business leaders. CMCP is dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access and opportunity for business and professional development. Greenberg Traurig has 11 attorneys participating in the conference.

Kim focuses her practice on the clearance, procurement, maintenance, enforcement, and licensing of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, trade dress, domain names, design patents, copyrights, and rights of publicity. Kim counsels clients on all aspects related to the acquisition and enforcement of trademarks and service marks, including the naming and branding process. She searches and clears trademarks and designs, as well as prosecutes trademark applications in the United States Patent and Trademark Office including filing requests for reconsiderations and ex-parte appeals. She also represents clients in all aspects of opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Marsh focuses his practice on tax controversy matters, including property, sales, payroll, business license, employment, franchise, parcel, district, documentary transfer, transient occupancy, utility user, income, parking, gift, and estate taxes. Marsh is experienced in representing clients in audits, litigation and administrative hearings, as well as analyzing transactions and business models, and providing legislative solutions.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative

From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. The firm is among Law360’s Top 25 Law Firms for Hispanic Attorneys and the Top 50 for “100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys” in 2016. In addition the firm was recognized in 2015 by Chambers USA Women in Law Awards as the “Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers.” Greenberg Traurig also scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.