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Greenberg Traurig’s Carlos Lago Elected to FIU Law Dean’s Leadership Council

MIAMI – Feb. 12, 2021 – Carlos R. Lago, a shareholder in the Miami office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Florida International University (FIU) Law Dean’s Leadership Council for the 2020-2021 term.

The FIU Law Dean’s Leadership Council comprises alumni and supporters dedicated to the mission, vision, and principles of Florida International University College of Law. Members serve as community ambassadors and improve the law school by sharing expertise, providing insight on industry trends, mentoring law students, and assisting the College of Law with its annual goals.

“As a graduate of the FIU College of Law, I know first-hand the important role that the college plays in providing students with a top-notch education,” Lago said. “I am excited to have the opportunity to serve on the FIU Law Dean’s Council and look forward to working with its well-respected members to help mentor law students and provide them with industry insight.”

Lago, who is a member of the Land Use & Land Development Practice of the firm’s Miami office, has achieved successful results for clients bringing quality projects to downtown Miami, the Edgewater area of the City of Miami, Wynwood, Brickell, and beyond. He focuses his practice on land use, zoning, and governmental affairs, representing clients in multi-million-dollar transactions throughout South Florida.

Active in the Miami community, Lago serves on the board of The Downtown Miami Charter School, and Locust Projects. He is a member of the United Way’s Young Leaders Executive Committee, and volunteers for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. In addition, he is former vice chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Cuban American Bar Association.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: 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: