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Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group Presents at Philadelphia’s MAKEOffices

PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 16, 2016 — David Gitlin and Alexander L. Scarola, shareholders in the Philadelphia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, along with Beth Cohen, director of the firm’s Global Emerging Growth Services, presented two workshops at MakeOffices, a co-working space for entrepreneurs and business owners based in Philadelphia.

On Nov. 1, 2016, Scarola presented, “Borrowing for Working Capital and Capital Needs,” which focused on the potential advantages of borrowing for working capital. Scarola educated participants about the different aspects of short-term and long-term capital loans, as well as their impact on emerging business.

On Aug. 16, 2016, Gitlin, co-leader of the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice presented, “Understanding Shareholder Agreement,” which discussed the importance of establishing strong agreements with shareholders, especially during the early stages of a company.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group is a multidisciplinary legal team focused on guiding emerging technology companies through all the stages of their development, from initial business formation through angel or venture capital financing to initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Drawing on the firm’s broad platform, the group offers clients a streamlined approach to meeting their diverse legal needs – a single team that can scale up its services as clients’ businesses grow. The attorneys regularly advise clients on a host of pressing legal issues, from IP protection and software/IT matters through labor and employment, compensation, and tax issues.

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.