LAS VEGAS – Jan. 3, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP had nine of its Las Vegas attorneys recognized for their outstanding achievements at the 17th Annual Legal Aid of Southern Nevada Pro Bono Awards Luncheon at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino.
At a luncheon held December 8, 2017, nine of the firm’s Nevada attorneys were celebrated for giving back and making a difference through their “exceptional pro bono efforts.” Litigation Associate Stephanie Bedker became a member of the 100-Hour Club. Litigation Shareholder Kara B. Hendricks and litigation attorney Tami D. Cowden were recognized as members of the 50-Hour Club. Additional mentions included: Intellectual Property and Entertainment Shareholder Mark G. Tratos; intellectual property and entertainment attorneys Shauna Norton and Bethany L. Rabe; Litigation Shareholder Eric W. Swanis; and litigation attorneys Alayne M. Opie, and Whitney L. Welch.
“We salute our Greenberg Traurig attorneys, along with other members of the Nevada Bar, who committed their time and skill to help the disadvantaged and the underrepresented of our community,” said Michael J. Bonner, co-managing shareholder of the Greenberg Traurig Las Vegas office.
Greenberg Traurig’s commitment to leveraging its platform to serve communities in which its attorneys and business staff live and work allows the firm to give a voice to those in need and maximize the impact of its pro bono efforts. The firm provides volunteer legal services to the underserved and to the numerous civic and charitable organizations dedicated to assisting them as “not only the right thing to do”, but because doing so is at the core of the firm’s culture.
About Greenberg Traurig Las Vegas
In Nevada, Greenberg Traurig counsels clients in appellate, construction, corporate and securities, entertainment, gaming, government law & policy, intellectual property, litigation, and real estate matters.
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, criminal appeals, immigration and political asylum, housing and homelessness.
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 is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.