Chicago (PRWEB) November 20, 2013
Paul T. Fox, Co-Managing Shareholder of the Chicago office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will receive the Man of Distinction Award from the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF). The award honors Fox’s dedication to cancer research and celebrates the accomplishments of the ICRF.
Fox will be recognized at the Man of Distinction Gala on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Drake Hotel, 140 East Walton Place, Chicago.
ICRF is a nationwide charitable organization funded solely through private donations. ICRF was founded in 1975 by a group of American and Canadian researchers, oncologists, and lay people determined to harness Israel's educational and scientific resources in the fight against cancer. ICRF is the only U.S.-based charity solely devoted to supporting cancer research in Israel. Since its inception, ICRF has provided almost $50 million to support innovative cancer research by Israeli scientists. The awardees are selected through a rigorous peer-review process that is conducted by a world-class scientific panel.
Fox was one of the two founding shareholders of the Greenberg Traurig’s Chicago office, and has been instrumental in its growth and success over the last 15 years. He has focused his practice on commercial litigation for more than 30 years. Fox regularly represents litigants in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate level, as well as before arbitration panels, mediators and other alternative dispute resolution forums. He also teaches trial advocacy at Northwestern University School of Law and at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA).
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.