MIAMI (PRWEB) January 14, 2014
Hilarie Bass, co-president of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been selected as a member of the 2013-2014 Lawdragon 500 “Leading Lawyers in America” list.
Lawdragon, a media company focused on the legal profession, began announcing names on its website and via Twitter on Dec. 28 and will continue releasing names until the complete list is posted online on Jan. 20. All honorees will be featured in the Lawdragon 500 section of the 2014 magazine scheduled for release in the late spring. Lawdragon selected the attorneys based on a combination of national editorial research by its staff members and interviews of thousands of professionals including attorneys, judges, law firm managers, and legal recruiters; submissions from law firms; and online ballots that enable visitors to its site to vote for and comment on their favorite lawyers.
“I am honored to receive this prestigious recognition and to be selected from a group of such distinguished and worthy candidates across the country,” said Bass, who has also been included on the 2006, 2010-2011, and 2013 lists.
Bass, who was recently appointed as a Co-President of Greenberg Traurig, previously completed an eight-year term as the national chair of the firm’s 600-member Litigation Department and currently serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. During her more than 30-year career, she has successfully represented clients in commercial cases in jury and non-jury trials involving hundreds of millions of dollars in controversy. She is currently Lead Counsel for the Homebuilder Group in the Chinese Drywall Multi-District Litigation, having served as Lead Liaison counsel in prior MDL’s. In 2011, she completed her term as Chair of the ABA Litigation Section.
Throughout her career, Bass has been honored with a diverse array of awards and recognitions. In recent years, these have included: Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation - Securities, 2007-2014; Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Miami Litigation - Banking and Finance Law, 2013; Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Miami Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, 2012; Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "South Florida's Top Lawyers," 2001-2005, 2010-2014; Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2013; Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Litigation, 2005-2013; Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2013, "Top 100 Lawyers in Miami," 2010-2013, "Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida," 2006-2007, 2010-2013, "Top 25 Women Lawyers in South Florida," 2010; Listed, a Law360 "MVP," 2012; Recipient, "Alumni Achievement" Award, University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association, October 2012; and Listed, Florida Trend magazine, "Legal Elite," Litigation, 2007-2012.
Bass received a law degree, summa cum laude, in 1981 from the University of Miami School of Law and a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in 1975 from George Washington University.
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.