MIAMI – Jan. 15, 2020 – Lauren R. Whetstone, a shareholder in the West Palm Beach office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been appointed to the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission (CJC).
The CJC consists of 21 public sector members, 10 private sector business leaders representing the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, and one clergy member. Whetstone was appointed by the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. and approved by the Board of Palm Beach County Commissioners.
The organization aims to coordinate law enforcement and crime prevention efforts in Palm Beach County, provide an efficient and cost-effective criminal justice system in the county, and reduce crime in the county on a permanent basis, according to the CJC website.
“It is an honor to be appointed as a member of the Criminal Justice Commission, which strives every day to develop and improve such an important system in Palm Beach County,” said Whetstone, a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow commission members to achieve recognition for the county’s criminal justice system as a model for other communities.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Whetstone focuses her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation and securities litigation. She has broad experience representing domestic and international clients in state and federal courts, as well as before the American Arbitration Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She has litigated matters involving contract disputes, business torts, products liability for manufacturers, securities class actions, shareholder and partnership disputes, corporate formation, and real estate litigation.
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