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Greenberg Traurig Shareholders to Speak at SIFMA 2023 C&L Seminar

NEW YORK – March 1, 2023 – Four Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders will speak at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) 2023 Compliance & Legal (C&L) Annual Seminar to be held March 12-15 in San Diego, California. The firm is also a longstanding sponsor of the event.

SIFMA, considered the voice of the nation’s securities industry, brings together the shared interests of hundreds of broker-dealers, investment banks, and asset managers to advocate for effective and resilient capital markets. SIFMA’s C&L Annual Seminar is the preeminent meeting place for compliance and legal professionals from across the financial services industry.

Tracy L. Gerber, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Broker-Dealer Securities Litigation Practice, is a featured speaker and will moderate the mainstage “Ask FINRA” panel session.

Philip I. Person, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice, will be a panelist during the "Employment Issues for Financial Services Firms: A New Era" session.

Nikki Lewis Simon, Greenberg Traurig’s chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion officer, will be a panelist during the “Current Developments in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" session.

Kyle R. Freeny, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s White Collar Crime & Special Investigations Practice, will be a panelist during the “Something Smells Phishy: From Romance Scams to Elder Abuse, Helping Protect Your Firm from a Sea of Fraud" session.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Securities Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig has one of the broadest and deepest securities litigation practices in the country. The firm has been lead defense counsel in hundreds of securities class actions, derivative lawsuits, and SEC investigations and enforcement actions. These include some of the largest and most complex regulatory actions ever filed and one of the most highly publicized securities fraud cases in recent times. The firm has one of the most experienced and largest teams in the United States representing both market leading broker-dealers and Directors & Officers to final award or judgment in thousands of securities arbitrations and trials throughout the country. The team has tried some of the largest arbitration cases to verdict, including numerous matters involving more than $100 million. The attorneys regularly handle matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Dispute Resolution, Securities and Exchange Commission, American Arbitration Association, National Futures Association, and state and federal courts across the country.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group has wide-ranging experience assisting national, regional, and local clients in a variety of matters affecting the financial services industry. The national team of skilled attorneys works with clients as they face regulatory, litigation, legislative, supervision, examination, licensing, compliance and governance matters. Greenberg Traurig’s regulatory attorneys regularly advise banks, broker-dealers, investment advisors, mortgage lenders and servicers, payday lenders, consumer finance companies, registered and private investment funds, debt collectors, and other financial institutions in complying with state and federal regulatory requirements and interfacing with governmental agencies.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

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 5.0 Certification Plus, 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 has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: