NEW YORK – April 22, 2021 – Several Greenberg Traurig, LLP offices worldwide are celebrating Earth Month and Earth Day with a wide range of activities. The global law firm, which is the first major law firm to be certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program, powers 31 of its offices in North America with 100% renewable energy.
Firm activities include photo contests, an outdoor “yappy hour” at a leash-free dog park, a clothing drive to keep used clothing from landfills, and an online awareness campaign with recommendations on water conservation, climate change, environmental impact, and waste management. Greenberg Traurig attorneys are also presenting at several online seminars discussing environmental law issues.
Following are a few of the firm’s upcoming presentations and events:
- Webinar, Association of Corporate Counsel Greater Philadelphia In House Counsel Conference, Navigating ESG Compliance and Ethics Landmines, April 21, with Philadelphia Shareholder Jillian C. Kirn.
- Webinar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute Environmental Law Forum, PFAS Technical and Regulatory Update, April 21, with Philadelphia Shareholder Kaitlyn R. Maxwell.
- Pennsylvania Bar Institute Environmental Law Forum, Environmental Law Post 2020 Election – New Administration, New Stuff, April 22, with Philadelphia Shareholder and Co-Chair of the firm's Environmental Practice David G. Mandelbaum.
- Volunteering, Potomac Basin Cleanup April 23, with attorneys and business staff from the Washington, D.C. office.
- Clothing Drive, ACC, Dress for Success, and the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Suit Up Charitable Clothing Drive – Don’t Fill a Landfill, April 24, with attorneys and business staff from the firm’s Tampa office.
Earlier in April, Greenberg Traurig attorneys presented at or participated in the following:
- Webinar, Mexico’s Electric Industry Law: Implications and Future Scenario for Renewable Energy in 2021, April 6, with Mexico City Shareholder Erick Hernández Gallego.
- Podcast, “Bringing New Disinfectants to Market: A Primer on FIFRA Dos and Don’ts,” April 7, with Washington, D.C. Shareholder Bernadette M. Rappold.
- Webinar, Litigation in Environmental, Social, and Governance Financings, CLE Presentation, April 16, with Shareholders Arleen A. Nand and Libretta Stennes from the Minneapolis office and Louis Smith of New Jersey. Nand is chair of the firm’s Global Agribusiness Practice.
- Webinar, Philadelphia Bar Association, Environmental Update 2021: What the Changes from the Biden Administration Could Mean for the Commonwealth and the City, April 19, with Kirn.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2021 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2,200 attorneys 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