LONDON – 14 June 2019 – Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, a shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, won Best in Real Estate at the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s annual ‘Europe Women in Business Law Awards’ ceremony, June 13 in London. In addition, Viola Bensinger, co-chair of the firm’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, was a finalist for Best in Technology, Media & Telecommunications.
According to the Euromoney website, the aware series recognizes women attorneys who have successfully become influential and leading professionals in the legal industry.
Nowakowska-Zimoch, located in Warsaw, Poland, focuses on real estate transactions and the financing of real estate projects. She assists local and international clients investing in real estate in Poland, advising on the structure of transactions, the acquisition and sale of building sites, the preparation of the investment process, and the negotiation and drafting of construction, development, and real estate contracts.
Nowakowska-Zimoch is widely recognized in the real estate market and has been involved in major transactions involving commercial, office, and logistics properties, including the construction of the largest shopping centers in Warsaw, as well as cross-border deals throughout Europe. In 2018, she was named Real Estate Personality of the Year by Eurobuild Awards and named to Legal 500’s Hall of Fame for Real Estate and Construction. In addition, annually, she is highly-regarded in Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, and IFLR1000.
Greenberg Traurig was also recently recognized at Euromoney’s ‘Americas Women in Business Law’ Awards. Shareholder and Chair of the firm’s Private Wealth Services Practice, Diana S.C. Zeydel, won Best in Wealth Management. The firm was also a finalist in 14 other categories including Best International Firm for Diversity, Best International Mentoring Program, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, and Best Law Firm.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative: Greenberg Traurig is committed to its women lawyers’ success, which includes a firmwide women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention, and business development. The firm regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig also takes thoughtful action to address issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, creating and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and giving back to the community.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices 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. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.