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Greenberg Traurig Recognized by Equality Illinois for ‘Raising the Bar’ for LGBT Inclusion

CHICAGO –  July 13, 2016 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was recently recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the top Illinois law firms for “Raising the Bar” and leading the way in providing a welcoming and fair work environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and engaging with the LGBT community. The recognition is based on information gathered from the organization’s 2016 Law Firm Survey.

The leading firms will be recognized in the dedicated publication “Raising the Bar: Law Firms Leading the Way to LGBT Equality” and honored at the Raising the Bar Recognition Breakfast Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the InterContinental Hotel Chicago.

The mission of Equality Illinois is to build a better Illinois by advancing equal treatment and social justice through education, advocacy, and protection of the rights of the LGBT community.

“We are honored to once again be named among the top Illinois firms for LBGT diversity and inclusive practices. Since our inception, we have built an inclusive environment where individuals are encouraged to be authentic and celebrated for who they are. This recognition is a true reflection of what we value – diversity, equality, and inclusion,” said Gregory E. Ostfeld, shareholder and co-chair of the Chicago Litigation Practice.

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.