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Iris Escarra Named to ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean Advisory Board

MIAMI – Sept. 9, 2020Iris Escarra, co-chair of the Miami Land Development and Zoning Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been named to the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Southeast Florida/Caribbean's 2020 Advisory Board. The board is comprised of public and private sector community leaders who provide strategic direction for ULI's efforts throughout Southeast Florida and the Caribbean. Board members serve two-year renewable terms of service.

Established in 1936, ULI is a non-profit education and research institute with almost 45,000 members across the globe, according to its website. Its mission is to promote leadership in the responsible use of land to create sustainable and thriving communities. The 1,000 member-strong ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council serves as a voice for best practices and trends in real estate in the region.

“I am excited to work with my fellow board members to continue to expand ULI’s already strong footprint throughout Southeast Florida and the Caribbean,” Escarra said. “In my practice, I have always been driven to promote responsible land use and development, and becoming a member of the advisory board provides the perfect opportunity to expand my impact on an even larger scale.”

At Greenberg Traurig, Escarra practices land use, zoning and procurement law, and is certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in city, county and local government law. She represents land owners and developers in every phase of a property's development and operation, including conducting due diligence regarding the property's development potential, obtaining all local and state entitlements for new construction, redevelopment, and the introduction of new uses or the preservation of existing uses.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: 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. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.