TAMPA – Oct. 28, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has been appointed outside general counsel for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA). Tampa office Managing Shareholder David B. Weinstein and Administrative Shareholder Christopher Torres will be leading the legal representation of the non-profit, which provides one-to-one mentorship relationships for children facing adversity.
“With Greenberg Traurig as our outside general counsel, we are represented by an outstanding legal team that has also demonstrated a strong commitment to our mission,” said Pam Iorio, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
The firm, which has broad experience working with BBBSA, was selected in 2016 as the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Common Good Award Winner for providing more than $1 million in pro bono legal services to the nation’s largest youth mentoring organization. BBBSA is the national office to 245 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country in all 50 states.
“Supporting the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is very important to our firm, and a commitment that we have maintained through various projects over many years,” Weinstein said. “We are honored to do our part to further the valuable contribution that BBBSA makes to changing the lives of young people in communities throughout the nation.”
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