MIAMI (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
Barry L. Rothberg, a litigation shareholder at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has joined the Board of Directors, Miami and Broward chapter, of the American Jewish Committee (AJC).
The AJC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the well being of Israel and the Jewish people and to advancing human rights and democratic values worldwide. As a board member, Rothberg will provide guidance on policy issues and programs, assist with fundraising, and meet with decision-makers in relevant policy fields.
“I am honored for the opportunity to serve with AJC, which has developed a truly impressive track record and credibility during the past hundred-plus years,” Rothberg said. “AJC has the ear of top policymakers and leaders internationally and really makes a meaningful difference on key issues affecting people across all points of the globe.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Rothberg represents developers, financial institutions and hotels in real estate litigation, including disputes over real estate purchase and sale agreements, foreclosures, commercial landlord/tenant disputes, condominium rescission cases, and zoning litigation.
The Greenberg Traurig Miami office, founded in 1967 by attorneys with a business-focused approach and a tradition of community service, has actively supported South Florida's growth as an international financial and cultural center and gateway between the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The attorneys advise local, national and international companies in numerous industries and sectors, including aviation, entertainment, financial institutions, health care, international trade and customs, manufacturing, real estate, retail and technology.
About American Jewish Committee (AJC)
American Jewish Committee (AJC), established in 1906 by a small group of American Jews deeply concerned about pogroms aimed at Russian Jews, determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity. More than 100 years later, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of Israel and the Jewish people worldwide and to advance pluralism, democracy and human rights for all by engaging in innovative programs, education, research, media outreach and extensive diplomatic advocacy. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and independent affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships. More information is available at http://www.ajc.org.
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.