Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013
The Los Angeles office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the Corporate Diversity Award at the 2013 Compete Sports Diversity Awards on Tuesday, November 14 held in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Shareholder Philippe Phaneuf accepted the Corporate Diversity Partner Award on behalf of the firm. Phaneuf serves on the board of directors for Equality California Institute and, together with associate Ryan Alvarez, works with the Stigma Project, a grassroots organization that aims to lower the HIV infection rate and neutralize the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, through education and awareness via social media and advertising.
Other honorees of this year’s awards included NBA athletes Jason and Jarron Collins, PBA Champion Scott Norton, LA Galaxy player Robbie Rogers, UCLA softball coach Kirk Walker, the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ Helen Carroll, among others. Greenberg Traurig has always supported organizations that are at the forefront of diversity issues. The firm’s attorneys devote their time and resources to many service and charitable organizations with a focus on equality including: the Anti-Defamation League, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans, the California Black Women’s Health Project, California Women’s Law Center, Equality California, the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, Fresh Start Woman’s Foundation, I Have A Dream Foundation, the League of African American Women, LGBT Out & Proud, and the Special Olympics among others.
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Greenberg Traurig has nearly 200 attorneys in California, serving clients from offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Sacramento.
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.