MIAMI – June 5, 2023 – Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Jaret L. Davis received the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Henry M. Flagler Community Builder Award at the chamber’s annual Goals Conference on June 3.
The award honors visionaries and leaders who have advanced the South Florida community similar to Henry M. Flagler, one of Miami’s early leaders, who envisioned the city’s great potential and left a legacy of progress.
“As a native of Miami, nothing gives me greater pleasure than to focus my energies on building our community, advancing opportunities for those who live and work here, as well as helping foster an environment that allows businesses to grow and thrive,” Davis said. “I am honored to receive this award, and humbled that my efforts can carry on the legacy that Henry Flagler left for our beautiful city.”
Davis, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, oversees approximately 200 attorneys and 200 business staff members based in the firm’s founding office. He focuses his corporate and securities practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and complex secured financings, and has served as lead attorney on some of the most consequential technology transactions in South Florida, representing clients on transactions totaling $11 billion in the past five years and has handled approximately $17 billion in deals over his career.
He uses his position as a business and community leader to foster change in South Florida. He is a co-founder and general counsel of the eMerge Americas global technology conference, which has played a pivotal role in launching Miami’s current tech movement. He served as chair of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council and is a board member for the Miami Foundation, and City National Bank of Florida. He recently concluded a four-year term as chairman of the Board of Directors of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and continues to serve as chairman of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, a physician-directed, multi-specialty pediatric group.
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