WILMINGTON, DE – Dec. 7, 2020 – Glenn J. Thompson, an associate in the Delaware office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been selected as a 2020-2022 Business Law Fellow of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section.
According to the ABA, the Business Law Fellows Program is designed to encourage participation of diverse lawyers in the substantive work of the Business Law Section, provide opportunities for leadership roles within the Section, and enhance knowledge about the Section among members of diversity focused bar organizations. Each year, the Business Law Section appoints up to 12 diverse, outstanding lawyers to participate in two-year terms as Business Law Section Fellows. Through the program, the Section hopes to increase diversity and identify new leaders to participate in the Section’s Committees.
“I could not be more proud and excited that Glenn has been selected to participate in the ABA Business Law Fellowship,” said Diane Ibrahim, managing shareholder of the firm’s Delaware office. “Glenn is an exceptional lawyer and his dedication to driving positive change in the legal and business communities, locally and nationally, is second to none. I look forward to watching him excel in this role.”
Thompson focuses his practice on corporate matters involving Delaware corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships. He works with buyers and sellers in negotiating acquisitions and divestitures, handles asset and stock sales, equity security offerings, conversions, and the structuring and operation of private equity funds and joint ventures. Thompson frequently renders closing opinions and third-party legal opinions on Delaware entities and counsels Delaware corporations and special committees on corporate law and governance issues. He has experience representing clients in corporate and commercial matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 3.0 certification, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/our-firm/diversity Twitter: @GT_Drives.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Delaware Office: Greenberg Traurig opened its Delaware office in 1999 in response to the unique and increasing role Delaware plays in the needs of the firm’s national and international clients. Greenberg Traurig Delaware offers clients a full complement of attorneys who solve real-world business problems by advising clients on the legal aspects of complex corporate and commercial matters and litigating in all of Delaware’s federal and state courts, including the Court of Chancery, the Complex Commercial Litigation Division of the Superior Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com