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Greenberg Traurig Miami Hosts AS/COA Women’s Hemispheric Network Conference

MIAMI – April 12, 2024  Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A.’s Miami office hosted the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) 9th annual Women's Hemispheric Network Conference April 5. The conference celebrated the high impact female leaders who play a critical role in elevating women in leadership and addressing diversity. Attendees heard from and interacted with a diverse group of executives, pioneers, and experts committed to advancing gender equality and fostering an inclusive work environment.

Opening remarks were presented by AS/COA Miami Vice President Maria Lourdes Teran and Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Carol Barnhart, who focuses her cross-border practice on mergers, acquisitions, and other complex, strategic negotiated deals, advising clients on a wide range of regulatory compliance, financing, and general commercial issues across the United States and Latin America.

The Women's Hemispheric Network launched in 2012 as a workshop on economic empowerment. Since then, it has held events throughout, North, South, and Central America. A highlight of the Miami event was the keynote conversation titled, “A Call to Serve in Public Leadership,” with Miami-Dade County, Florida Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and AS/COA President and CEO Susan Segal.

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 6.0 Certification Plus, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web:

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2750 attorneys in 47 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. 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 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 6.0 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: