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GT Sponsors NAWL’s 14th General Counsel Institute Leading to Legacy: Building A Career That Builds A Community

NEW YORK – Nov. 9, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a sponsor of the National Association of Women Lawyers’ (NAWL) Fourteenth General Counsel Institute Leading to Legacy: Building A Career That Builds A Community, taking place at the InterContinental New York Barclay, Nov. 8-9.

Miami Shareholder Brigid F. Cech Samole and Austin Shareholder Kendyl T. Hanks are leading a panel entitled, “Tour of the Ivory Tower: The Supreme Court Decisions That Will Affect Your Business.” Fellow panelists include Ginger D. Anders, partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP; and Jaime A. Santos, associate, Goodwin Procter LLP. Drawing from their own experiences in federal courts of appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court, the panel features a discussion of major developments in the Court over the last term, with a specific emphasis on major business cases.

NAWL’s Fourteenth General Counsel Institute Leading to Legacy: Building A Career That Builds A Community was open to senior corporate counsel of public, private, large, and small companies; as well as non-profits, government, and educational institutions. This year’s conference focused on building careers that build a community. According to their website, NAWL’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.

Cech Samole focuses her practice on appellate law and trial support. She represents clients in both state and federal courts, and brings a practical and client-driven approach to her work.

Hanks is an experienced appellate advocate, licensed in Texas and New York, who represents clients in state and federal courts throughout the country in high-stakes business litigation and constitutional test cases.

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, creating, and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and giving back to the community.

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.