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Greenberg Traurig and Phoenix Business Journal Co-Host Forum on ‘Doing Business in Tech Manufacturing’

PHOENIX – Oct. 23, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Phoenix office is co-hosting a forum with the Phoenix Business Journal titled “Doing Business in Tech Manufacturing,” Oct. 25, at Phoenix’s Camby Hotel. The forum will bring together prominent local business leaders for a series of in-depth discussions and panels on the state of Arizona’s booming tech manufacturing industry. 

The forum will explore the reasons why tech manufacturing companies are moving to Arizona in greater numbers including international cross-border advantages, government and regulatory laws, and workforce advantages. 

“Greenberg Traurig is excited to host this deep dive into Arizona’s tech manufacturing industry,” said Nicole Goodwin, managing shareholder of the firm’s Phoenix office. “We are proud to share the stage with a group of such distinguished thought leaders in exploring one of Arizona’s fastest growing industries.”

Speakers will include Sandra Watson, president and CEO of Arizona Commerce Authority; Britton Worthen, chief legal officer at Nikola Corporation; Daniel Everitt, vice president & general manager at Lark RF Technology for Benchmark Electronics; Jay Carpenter, founder of Desert Blockchain; Matt Salmon, vice president for government affairs at Arizona State University; Jason Bagley, government affairs manager at Intel Corporation; Alex Rodriguez, vice president, government & external affairs at Vector Launch, Inc.; Greenberg Traurig Corporate Shareholders Benjamin Aguilera and Michael L. Aguirre; and Daniel Blake Seiden, chair of the Phoenix office’s Government Law & Policy group. 

This event is part of a series of forums co-hosted by Greenberg Traurig and the Phoenix Business Journal. Last year’s event, “Doing Business in Aerospace and Defense,” provided an industry forecast of Arizona’s A&D market. 

About Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix attorneys practice locally and nationally at the intersection of business, government, and the law. Combining local experience and global reach, the Phoenix team represents clients in matters related to commercial litigation, securities, mergers and acquisitions, municipal and corporate finance, tax, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and bankruptcy. 

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law