Sacramento, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2012
Monica Baumann, a litigation attorney in the Sacramento office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the United Way California Capital Region. According to the board, the organization was seeking a member to work on initiatives that focus on increasing giving by young professionals.
"I am honored to be selected to the board and proud to work for a firm that supports and promotes community service," said Baumann.
“We are proud of Monica, and her commitment to the community. She is a great example of someone who, despite a hectic schedule, finds time to make a worthwhile contribution to those in need,” said Kurt Kappes, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Sacramento office.
Baumann represents clients in government enforcement actions and business litigation, including labor and employment matters ranging from discrimination to wage, hour and benefit claims. She received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and her J.D. from the University of Davis at California. Baumann is active with Ducks Unlimited and the Kiwanis Club of Greater Sacramento, and serves as a mentor to a teenager in foster care.
United Way California Capital Region is often acknowledged as the area’s leading provider of innovative solutions on the community’s most pressing issues, including high school graduation rates, household financial stability, and obesity. United Way’s team of nonprofits, businesses, donors and volunteers work together to provide positive, measurable results on these issues through various targeted projects. United Way California Capital Region is an independent, local affiliate of United Way Worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.yourlocalunitedway.org.
Greenberg Traurig has more than 200 attorneys in California. In addition to Sacramento, the firm has California offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 35 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.