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Greenberg Traurig Honored at Legal Information for Families Today Annual Gala

NEW YORK – May 30, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been honored at Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) at their 2018 gala. The awards ceremony was held May 14, in New York City.

The firm was honored for its commitment to providing pro bono legal services including its work to help children and families gain access to justice. The award was presented to Greenberg Traurig's Global Pro Bono Chair Caroline Heller by LIFT Board Member, Robert Schiffer, who is a Managing Director, Investments Group, of Greenberg Traurig client SL Green Realty Corp. Other honorees included Anthony Schlesinger, LIFT Board Member, and Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President.

LIFT is an organization dedicated to enhancing access to justice for children and families by providing legal information, community education, and compassionate guidance, while promoting system-wide reform of the courts and public agencies, according to their website. Each year, the nonprofit helps more than 30,000 parents and grandparents understand and navigate the family court system in New York. Click here to find more information on the LIFT website.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Pro Bono Program

Greenberg Traurig lawyers across the firm’s offices provide pro bono legal services to the indigent and working poor, as well as to numerous civic and charitable organizations dedicated to assisting them. The firm focuses its resources on specialized and interrelated issues including civil rights and affirmative action, anti-human trafficking, family law matters, criminal appeals, immigration and political asylum, housing and homelessness.

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 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.