DALLAS – Oct. 24, 2022 – Ashley Aten, shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Dallas office, was selected as a 2022 Dallas Hispanic Bar Association (DHBA) Woman of Distinction. The annual award is presented to DHBA members who whole-heartedly give to the association and the community.
“I am honored to give my time and attention to DHBA and the Dallas community,” Aten said. “To be recognized for these efforts is humbling and appreciated. Congratulations to my fellow honorees, I am proud to be part of this distinguished group of women.”
The DHBA provides a forum through which Hispanic attorneys in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex can come together to pursue common goals and exchange ideas. The purpose of the association is to promote the social, educational, economic, and civic advancement of area’s Latino community by making the legal system more accessible and more responsive to its needs, according to the DHBA website.
Honorees were recognized at DHBA’s annual black-tie gala event, Noche de Luz, Oct. 22, and will be featured in the Hispanic Heritage Month edition of LATINA Style Magazine.
Aten advises clients on diverse and complex real estate transactions, focusing on commercial real estate development, ownership, acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and leasing. She counsels landowners, investors, developers, public companies, operators, equity partners, and retailers on matters involving retail, multifamily, office, and industrial properties, both in Texas and throughout the United States.
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 4.0 Certification Plus, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/our-firm/diversity Twitter: @GT_Drives.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas: Texas is important to Greenberg Traurig, LLP and the firm’s history. With approximately 150 Texas lawyers in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Greenberg Traurig has deep roots in the Texas business, legal, and governmental communities. Greenberg Traurig Texas works with clients to address their interdisciplinary legal needs across the state utilizing the firm’s global platform. The Texas attorneys are experienced in industries key to the state’s future, including: aviation, chemicals, construction, education, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, health care, hedge funds, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, media, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, real estate, retail, sports, technology and software, telecommunications, transportation, and video games and esports.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.