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Greenberg Traurig Recognized by Equality Illinois for ‘Raising the Bar’ for LGBT Inclusion

CHICAGO – August 2, 2017 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named one of the top Illinois law firms for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) diversity and inclusiveness by Equality Illinois for the fourth consecutive year. Based on information gathered from the organization’s 2017 Law Firm Survey, Greenberg Traurig was recognized for leading the way in providing a welcoming and fair work environment for LGBT employees and for supporting the LGBT community.

Fifty-one law firms were honored at the Raising the Bar Recognition Breakfast Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at the InterContinental Hotel Chicago.

Equality Illinois strives to build a better Illinois by advancing equal treatment and social justice through education, advocacy, and protection of the rights of the LGBT community.

“Greenberg Traurig is honored to once again be recognized by Equality Illinois for our LGBT diversity and inclusion efforts. Our commitment to harboring and embracing an environment of equality for all individuals has always been our mission. We are proud of the diverse environment we have built as we continuously strive to advance our LGBT community,” said Rita M. Powers, co-managing shareholder of the Chicago office.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.