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NEW YORK – May 4, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 14 women shortlisted for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s annual “Americas Women in Business Law Awards.” In addition, the firm was shortlisted in nine firmwide categories. The awards ceremony will take place Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Essex House in New York.

According to the Euromoney website, firm, country, and regional winners are chosen based on their ability to support the development of women in the legal profession and provide a work/life program that empowers women to pursue legal careers. Criteria include the ratio of female-to-male lawyers (at all levels of seniority), the retention of women associates to partner level, and relevant diversity initiatives. Individual winners are judged on their professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence within their field over the last 12 months. Awards are also given for pro bono work.

For 2018, the firm was shortlisted in the following categories:

  • Best International Firm For Diversity
  • Best International Mentoring Program
  • Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work
  • Best International Firm for Women in Business Law

Best Law Firm:

Greenberg Traurig was shortlisted in five different regions as a Best Law Firm based on the ratio of male to women attorneys in each office at every level: associate, of counsel, and shareholder. In addition, according to Euromoney, this selection is also based on Greenberg Traurig’s overall firm submissions. The firm was recognized in the following locations:

  • Best Firm, Latin America – Mexico
  • Best Firm, North America – Midwest
  • Best Firm, North America – Northeast
  • Best Firm, North America – US South
  • Best Firm, North America – US West

Greenberg Traurig women attorneys were shortlisted in the following categories:

Additionally, Greenberg Traurig, LLP has four women shortlisted in Euromoney’s Legal Media Group’s “Europe Women in Business Law Awards.”

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.