BOSTON – Jan. 13, 2021 – Amanda L. Carney, an associate in Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Litigation and Labor & Employment Practices in the Boston office, has been selected to the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) 2021 Public Interest Leadership Program (PILP) Class.
The PILP is a 10-month long program providing participants leadership and professional development training across key areas including effective organizational leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion, pro bono engagement, and board service. Participants were selected for their demonstrated commitment to public service, leadership and the Boston legal community. The PILP 2021 class members are within their first ten years of practice.
Carney represents clients in a broad range of commercial litigation and labor and employment matters, and provides clients with day-to-day counselling related to their workforce. In addition, Carney is passionate about providing legal services to low-income individuals in the Greater Boston area. She has spent hundreds of hours providing pro bono legal services through her involvement with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), advocating for children in immigration proceedings. She also serves as the firm’s Boston office fundraising co-captain for the Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) Associates Fund Drive, and has helped raise thousands of dollars to support GBLS’s work on behalf of domestic violence survivors.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Pro Bono Program: Greenberg Traurig lawyers across the firm’s offices provide pro bono legal services to the indigent and working poor, as well as to numerous civic and charitable organizations dedicated to assisting them. The firm focuses its resources on specialized and interrelated issues including civil rights and affirmative action, anti-human trafficking, family law matters, children’s rights, criminal appeals, immigration and political asylum, housing, and homelessness.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to approximately 75 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, financial services, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of helping clients in complex legal matters and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com