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Nikki Lewis Simon to Moderate Cultural Competency Panel Hosted by The Florida Bar

MIAMI – April 21, 2021Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer Nikki Lewis Simon will moderate a panel hosted by The Florida Bar, titled, “Bridging Bias and Inclusion with Cultural Competency,” on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET.

The panel will address “understanding and appreciating multiculturalism by linking cultural competence to competence in the practice of law. Simon, who is a member of The Florida Bar’s Board of Governors, will be joined by Gisela Laurent, 9th Circuit judge; C. Jade Davis, associate attorney at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP; Alisia Adamson Profit, foundering partner at HAWM Law; and Robert Grimaldi, associate attorney at Cohen Law Group.

Simon, a commercial litigator based in the firm’s Miami office, has more than 21 years of experience as a lawyer, including practical and professional experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion. In her capacity as Greenberg Traurig’s Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Simon designs and guides strategic initiatives and programs to deepen firmwide diversity and inclusion efforts that further enrich client engagements and community investments. Her role is indicative of and integral to Greenberg Traurig’s core values of collaboration and inclusion.

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: Twitter: @GT_Drives.

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: