MIAMI (PRWEB) December 05, 2013
Jaret L. Davis, co-managing shareholder of the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been elected Vice Chair of Miami Children’s Hospital Board of Directors. In this role, he will assist Board Chair Alex Soto in presiding over and steering the 2014 initiatives of the Board of Directors.
“Having served as a member of the Board of Directors of Miami Children’s Hospital for more than four years, I am honored to have been elected by my fellow board members for this important position and look forward to continuing to support the hospital’s mission of ensuring children and families have access to quality care,” said Davis, who will continue to serve as Chair of the board’s audit committee. He previously served as the inaugural chair of the board’s technology committee. “In addition to being the only hospital in Florida to have programs ranked nationally in all ten pediatric subspecialty categories, Miami Children’s Hospital is a true thought leader in terms of leveraging technology to provide better outcomes and better service to the children and families of our community.”
In his role as co-managing shareholder at the Greenberg Traurig Miami office, Davis oversees approximately 160 attorneys and 200 business staff members based in the firm’s founding office. A shareholder in the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group focusing on domestic and international transactions within the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and credit markets arenas, Davis has represented numerous companies with an industry focus on the IT and health care/biotech sectors.
In addition to his achievements in the field of law, Davis is also noted for his commitment to support a greater good. He generously donates his time to numerous nonprofit and community organizations that are making a difference locally and nationwide. His current community involvement includes: General Counsel and Founding Member of the Technology Foundation of the Americas; President, University of Miami School of Law, Law Alumni Association; Chair of Nominating and Governance Committee, City Year, Board of Directors; SEED Foundation, South Florida Division, Board of Trustees; Executive Committee of the Beacon Council; and Member, American Diabetes Association, Income Development Committee.
He has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. Recently, these have included: Finalist, Daily Business Review, "Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate Finance Category," 2013; Listed, Daily Business Review, "Rising Stars 40 Under 40," 2013; Recipient, "Distinguished Young Leader Award," Thurgood Marshall College Fund, 2013; Recipient, "OBABL Power 100" Award - 100 Most Influential Black Lawyers in the Nation, 2013; Selected, Legacy Miami magazine and Miami Herald, "Corporate Executive of the Year," 2013; Selected, "Miracle Maker," the Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater Miami, 2013; Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2009-2013; Recipient, "Distinguished Honoree Award," Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association, 2012; and Selected, Daily Business Review, "Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate (Domestic) Category," 2012; Recipient, The National Law Journal, "Minority 40 Under 40," 2011; and Recipient, The M&A Advisor, "40 Under 40," 2011.
Davis graduated from the University of Miami with a law degree, magna cum laude, in 1999 and a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in economics in 1996.
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