MIAMI –July 12, 2017 — Eva M. Spahn, an associate in the Miami Litigation Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., will be appointed to the board of directors of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) in New York on July 20.
Spahn will also be honored with the Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award. The award is presented each year to a NAWL member on the basis of personal and professional achievement, as well as for their exemplary work and contributions to NAWL.
According to NAWL’s website, the organization’s mission is to provide leadership, a collective voice, and essential resources to advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law. Since 1899, NAWL has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual support, and collective success.
“NAWL has been a fantastic resource for me since I was a law student, and I am excited to serve as a member of the NAWL board of directors and to work with the board to help provide guidance and resources to women in the legal profession,” Spahn said. “It is also an honor to be recognized with NAWL’s Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award, and I look forward to providing mentor support and guidance that will help to advance women in the legal profession.”
Spahn handles complex commercial and class action matters in various forums, including state and federal courts in multiple U.S. jurisdictions, as well as domestic and international arbitrations before various arbitral bodies. Spahn also has experience representing clients in matters involving the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
About Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative
Greenberg Traurig is committed to its women lawyers’ success, which includes a firmwide women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention and business development. The firm regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig also takes thoughtful action to address issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, taking charge of your health, and giving back to the community.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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