NEW YORK – May 2, 2022 – Eleven women attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are shortlisted for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s “Women in Business Awards Americas 2022.” The publication also shortlisted Greenberg Traurig in nine law firm categories. The awards ceremony will be held in person June 9.
According to Euromoney, the award series “aims to honour women in the forefront of legal work in business law and those firms that have produced initiatives and programmes to support and encourage women and diversity within the industry.” Criteria 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 previous 12 months.
Greenberg Traurig women attorneys were shortlisted in the following categories:
- Best in International Trade – Kara M. Bombach
- Best in Life Sciences – Lori G. Cohen
- Rising Star: Litigation – Marcella C. Ducca
- Best in Structured Finance – Sylvie A. Durham
- Best in Real Estate – Danielle Gonzalez
- Best in Trademark – Susan L. Heller
- Best in Restructuring & Insolvency – Shari L. Heyen
- Best in Product Liability – Gretchen N. Miller
- Best in Patents – Melissa Hunter-Ensor, Ph.D.
- Best in Privacy & Data Protection – Gretchen A. Ramos
- Rising Star: Intellectual Property – Amy L. Kramer
The firm was shortlisted in the following international firm categories:
- Women in Business Law
- Gender Diversity
- Work-Life Balance
- Career Development
- Latin America Practice
Greenberg Traurig was also shortlisted in four 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:
- U.S. – Midwest
- U.S. – Northeast
- U.S. – South
- U.S. – 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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: www.gtlaw.com.