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NEW YORK – July 31, 2020 – Twenty women attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been named to the shortlist of Euromoney Legal Media Group’s “Women in Business Law Awards 2020.” The publication also shortlisted Greenberg Traurig in 11 firm categories. The award ceremonies will take place virtually – the European ceremony will be Sept. 10, 2020, and the Americas ceremony will be Sept. 17, 2020.

According to Euromoney, the award series honors women attorneys who are at the forefront of their practice areas and are leaders in business law, and firms that have developed progressive initiatives towards diversity and inclusion. Criteria for the firm awards include the ratio of female-to-male lawyers (at all levels of seniority), the retention of women associates to partner level, and relevant diversity initiatives. Individual winners are selected based on their professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence over the last 12 months.

Greenberg Traurig women attorneys were shortlisted in the following categories:

The firm was shortlisted in the following categories:

  • Women in Business Law – International Firm (Europe)
  • Best Gender Diversity Initiative by International Firm (Americas)
  • Best Mentoring Program by International Firm (Americas)
  • Best International Firm for Talent Management (Americas)
  • Best International Firm Latin America Practice (Americas)
  • Best International Firm for Women in Business Law (Americas)

Greenberg Traurig was also shortlisted in five different regions based on the ratio of men to women attorneys in each office at every level. According to Euromoney, the selection is also based on the firm’s overall submissions. Greenberg Traurig is recognized in the following jurisdictions:

  • UK (International Firms)
  • US – Midwest
  • US – North East
  • US – South
  • US – West

About Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative: Greenberg Traurig is committed to its women lawyers’ success, which includes a firmwide women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention, and business development. The firm regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig also takes thoughtful action to address issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, creating and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and giving back to the community. Twitter: @GTLawWomen

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 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. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.