NEW YORK – August 16, 2018 – Shareholders Katie Molloy and Jasmine Zacharias at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been shortlisted for Euromoney’s inaugural Rising Star Awards. Molloy has been shortlisted for Best in Labor & Employment and Zacharias for Best in Banking & Finance. The firm was shortlisted for Best International Mentoring Program and Best International Firm for Talent Management.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony at The Pierre in New York, Sept. 27, 2018.
“It’s gratifying to see acknowledgement of a program the firm continues to put so much effort and creativity into. But most importantly, we want to congratulate Katie Molloy and Jasmine Zacharias on their continued recognition in their profession. We are proud to have seen them develop into successful shareholders at Greenberg Traurig,” Bradford D. Kaufman, senior vice-president and global chair of professional development and Integration, said.
Molloy, resident in the firm’s Tampa office, focuses her labor & employment practice on trade secret and restrictive covenant litigation, and defending matters involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour claims in state and federal court. She provides advice and counseling on employment law and human resources matters, and assists employers with administrative investigations before the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB. Molloy has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers since 2015.
Zacharias, a corporate shareholder in the firm’s Miami office, focuses her practice on corporate finance, private equity, and banking and credit matters. She represents private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, high net worth individuals, and public and private borrowers and lenders in a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including syndicated and bilateral financings, investment grade financings, senior secured and unsecured financings, mezzanine financings, acquisition financings, leveraged loans, asset-based credit facilities, bridge financings, subscription-based facilities, and debtor-in-possession facilities. Zacharias received the Lawyer Monthly’s “Women in Law Award” twice, in 2017 for banking and in 2018 for corporate law.
Greenberg Traurig’s Mentoring Program and talent management efforts work together to utilize a variety of tools and programs that help attorneys create a strong, successful practice. At the foundation, is the firm’s Associate Development Program, utilizing senior attorneys and a variety of tools to advise, support, and guide junior attorneys in the early stages of their careers. As Greenberg Traurig attorneys progress the firm offers different programs such as its Growing Talent program to continue to develop legal, business, and interpersonal skills; in addition to offering alternative attorney tracks, providing opportunity and flexibility to attorneys to tailor their careers and be successful lawyers without compromise.
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: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.