AUSTIN – Feb. 26, 2021 – Sandra D. Gonzalez, shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Latino Affinity Group, Somos GT, has been named as one of the “Top Lawyers Under 40” by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). The award will be presented virtually during the 2021 HNBA/VIA Corporate Counsel Conference on March 16-18.
According to HNBA, the award celebrates and highlights the accomplishments and contributions of HNBA members who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession. The award honors lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession.
“Congratulations to Sandra on this well-earned recognition by the Hispanic National Bar Association,” said Thomas J. Bond and Gregory J. Casas, both managers in the firm’s the Austin office, in a joint statement. “This accolade is a testament to how Sandra leads by example both in her practice and in her community. She is committed to providing stellar client service and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts day in and day out at Greenberg Traurig.”
Gonzalez focuses her practice on international corporate compliance matters, specifically, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act. She assists clients around the world in designing, building, and implementing anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures consistent with the elements of an “effective compliance program” under U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission guidelines.
Gonzalez is an active HNBA member. She presented on anti-corruption during the 2020 HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference & Annual Convention and participated in the Latina Executive Leadership Program in 2019/2020. This year, she serves as a volunteer in the HNBA’s judicial endorsement process.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity 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 3.0 Certification, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: DRIVES Twitter: @GT_Drives
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 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