Houston (PRWEB) November 12, 2013
Roland Garcia, shareholder in the Houston office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been honored with the 2013 Leadership in Action Award from Leadership Houston, an organization that celebrates and acknowledges the significant work of individuals committed to serving the Houston community.
“Roland’s dedication to improving the lives of Houstonians reflects Greenberg Traurig’s strong tradition of public service,” said Doug Atnipp, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Houston office. “His leadership has made a positive impact, not only in the legal profession, but in the community as a whole.”
For over 20 years, Leadership Houston has honored professionals in many business sectors who make major contributions to the Houston community. City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker presented the Leadership in Action Award to Garcia on October 22, 2013 at Hotel Zaza. An alumnus of the organization’s ten month learning experience, Garcia is dedicated to enhancing the growth and development of Houston and its future leaders.
Concentrating his practice in civil litigation, Garcia has tried lawsuits in state and federal trial courts, and has argued appeals in state and federal appellate courts. He is active in local, state and national politics, serving on numerous finance and steering committees of office holders and candidates. Garcia serves as an active board member of the Greater Houston Partnership, Memorial Hermann Health System, Harris County Hospital District Foundation and Houston Arts Alliance. He is a frequent writer and speaker on civic topics such as volunteerism, education and opportunities for minorities.
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