A prolific trial attorney with a highly successful 30-plus year career, Greenberg Traurig Co-President Hilarie Bass is one of the most prominent women attorneys in the United States. She is currently President-Elect of the American Bar Association, the world’s largest voluntary professional organization with more than 400,000 members. She will start her one-year term as president of the ABA in August 2017.
Hilarie has successfully represented high-profile corporate clients in jury and non-jury trials involving hundreds of millions of dollars in controversy. She has worked and settled more than 100 cases, tried more than 20 cases to conclusion, and argued numerous appeals. In recognition of that success, she was inducted into The American College of Trial Lawyers. Hilarie is also widely recognized for her pro bono work on behalf of two foster children that led to the elimination and declaration as unconstitutional Florida’s 20-year-old ban on gay adoption.