MIAMI (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
Aug. 29, 2013, Rachel A. Canfield, an attorney with the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been selected to join the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) mentorship program.
In this role, Canfield will be matched with current law students from local law schools to serve as a mentor and help guide the next wave of legal professionals. To serve as mentors, participants must be current FBA members who have practiced law for at least two years.
“I am excited to join this highly impactful mentorship program as part of my commitment to support the ongoing practice of law, and I look forward to working closely with my colleagues at the FBA and with local law students to help shape the attorneys of tomorrow,” Canfield said.
At Greenberg Traurig, Canfield works with the firm’s Appellate Practice Group and focuses her practice on appellate law and trial support. She has experience representing clients in state and federal courts on varied legal issues and substantive areas of law. In addition to her work with the FBA, she is also a mentor for the “Women of Tomorrow” scholarship program and a member of the Executive Committee of Friends of the New World Symphony.
Canfield received a law degree, cum laude, in 2009 from St. Thomas University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in 2005 from the University of Miami.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 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.