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Greenberg Traurig Sponsors NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards

NEW JERSEY – May 28, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be the presenting sponsor of the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards, taking place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Somerset Hotel in New Jersey, at 8:00 a.m., May 29.

According to NJBIZ, “The annual NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards recognize leaders who have chosen to make the in-house practice of law their focus” and “honors New Jersey’s standout General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers for the critical role they play in making their companies successful.”

Robert Bernstein, shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey office, will address the audience and present the awards alongside NJBIZ.

“We are proud to sponsor the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards as many of the finalists are our good friends and clients of the firm,” Rob said. “This event showcases New Jersey’s dynamic and thriving business and legal community and celebrates general counsel from business of all sizes and industries.”

Rob focuses his practice on labor and employment exclusively for management, with an emphasis in litigation and counseling. With more than 35 years of experience, Rob has represented many multinational and domestic corporations in a wide range of industries across more than 40 jurisdictions. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, he chaired the National Labor and Employment Department Steering Committee of a management-side only, national labor and employment law firm, where he also served as one of five members of that firm’s Executive Committee and was a member of its Board of Directors. Additionally, he also was partner at a top-15 international law firm, where he headed its global employment practice.

Rob is actively involved in many New Jersey organizations, including the American Jewish Committee (AJC), from which he received the AJC New Jersey Judge Learned Hand Award in 2017, and the American Cancer Society, for which he is a board member and has been actively involved in the Starry Night Gala Committee (an annual fundraising gala taking place in Gladstone, NJ) for several years.

About Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey Office: Established in 2002, Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey office has grown to approximately 75 attorneys practicing in the areas of Complex Commercial and Class Action Litigation, Hatch-Waxman Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Construction Law, Franchise & Distribution, Immigration & Compliance, Intellectual Property & Technology, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Tax, and Private Wealth Services. As a significant contributor to the firm's international platform, the New Jersey office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys who provide legal advice to international, national and local business and technology clients. The team offers clients both the dedication and responsiveness of a local firm with the combined know-how and geographic reach of a global law firm.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.