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Magan Ray Named “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” and “Women of Influence” Honoree

SILICON VALLEY – May 17, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Magan Pritam Ray was selected for the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” list, as well as the San Francisco Business Times’ “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list. Ray will be recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal at an awards dinner on May 31 in San Jose, and by the San Francisco Business Times at an awards dinner on June 5 in San Francisco.

Since 2008, the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award has honored women who have made a significant impact at work and in their communities. This year’s honorees represent various industries including nonprofits, startups, manufacturing, aviation, legal, and finance. Ray, a shareholder in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, was chosen from among 300 nominees for the prestigious award. Ray was also recognized by the San Francisco Business Times on its list of the “Most Influential Women in Business,” which honors local women leaders who influence both their industries and communities.

Ray has wide-ranging experience in all facets of employee benefits and ERISA matters, including the design, implementation, and operation of retirement plans, health and welfare benefit plans, cafeteria plans, fringe benefit plans, and non-qualified deferred compensation programs. She counsels clients on the business impact, strategic response, plan design, and compliance with health care reform. Ray regularly advises Fortune 100 companies on issues in mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, and joint ventures. She also has experience in representing companies undergoing employee benefits and tax audits before the IRS and Department of Labor.

Deeply involved in her community, Ray chairs the ACLU of Northern California and ACLU of Northern California Foundation, the largest of the ACLU affiliates, and frequently speaks on issues related to civil liberties, women in law, and related topics.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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.