PHOENIX – July 17, 2019 – Benjamin Aguilera, shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Phoenix office’s Corporate Practice, has been elected chair of the executive council of the Business Law Section of the Arizona State Bar for fiscal year 2019-2020.
This is the third time Aguilera has been elected to a chairperson role at the State Bar of Arizona. In the past, Aguilera served as chair of the executive councils of the State Bar of Arizona’s Securities Law Section (fiscal year 2002-2003) and International Law Section (fiscal years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014), serving two terms for the latter. Aguilera has wide-ranging experience in U.S. corporate, M&A, finance, and venture capital matters. In addition, he has experience with international transactions in Mexico, Central and South America, Spain, and Portugal in corporate, M&A, venture capital, finance, anticorruption protocols, hospitality, resorts, commercial and residential real estate, and mining matters. He has also coordinated litigation, tax, intellectual property, labor, and environmental matters in Mexico and Latin America.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 450 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix attorneys practice locally and nationally at the intersection of business, government, and the law. Combining local experience and global reach, the Phoenix team represents clients in matters related to commercial litigation, securities, mergers and acquisitions, health care, municipal and corporate finance, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and tax.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig (GT) has more than 2,100 attorneys in 41 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. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.