NEW YORK – June 23, 2016 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the inaugural “Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion” award from Chambers and Partners at the UK-based publisher’s Chambers USA Diversity Awards program in New York City.
In addition, Chambers recognized the firm and its attorneys as finalists for the following awards:
- Most Inclusive Firm for LGBT Lawyers
- Outstanding Contribution to Furthering the Advancement of Diversity in the Legal Profession (Private Practice): Hilarie Bass
- Future Leader – Gender Diversity: Eva M. Spahn
- LGBT Equality Lawyer of the Year: Randy A. Bullard
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 received the Chambers USA Women in Law Award for “Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers” in 2015.
Chambers and Partners, publisher of guides to the world’s leading lawyers and law firms, promotes the awards, presented on June 16, as recognizing lawyers from non-traditional backgrounds. They celebrate firms and practitioners making a positive impact by furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.