NEW YORK – June 24, 2016 — The attorneys and business staff of the New York City office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP participated in several events to benefit area community organizations, including a local school, during the firm’s annual 2016 Community Service Week, June 6 to June 10.
“Celebrating our annual community service week through myriad activities reinforces our firm’s culture of giving back to the communities in which we live and work,” said Nancy A. Mitchell, co-managing shareholder of the Greenberg Traurig’s New York office and co-chair of the firm’s Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice.
“Our lawyers and staff look forward to community service week every year,” said Stephen L. Rabinowitz, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s New York office. “It provides all of us the chance to work with together in a new way and in unique settings while serving communities and individuals across the City.”
The week’s activities included:
- "Operation Shoebox,” a project where attorneys and staff donated toiletries and other items needed to help our troops at home and overseas.
- Packing and re-packaging donated food items that the Food Bank For New York City delivered to shelters.
- Volunteering at the Northern Manhattan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a continuing health care facility.
- Participating in activities with students at P.S. 84 Jose De Diego Magnet School for the Visual Arts.
Additionally, Greenberg Traurig thanked those who participated with a special reception.