NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 09, 2014
Precious Murchison Gittens, a shareholder in the Litigation department of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been selected to receive The Network Journal’s (TNJ) “40 Under Forty” award. She will be honored at TNJ awards dinner taking place Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Times Square, New York, and will be featured in the June issue of the magazine.
“We salute Precious for this remarkable honor,” said Richard Rosenbaum, Chief Executive Officer at the firm. “The firm continues to ensure our commitment to diversity. We have been successful because of the high value we place on the unique contributions each attorney provides along with their knowledge and understanding of our clients’ needs.”
Murchison Gittens is a trial lawyer who focuses her practice on defending companies and individuals facing government-related litigation and enforcement actions. She represents clients in congressional and inspector general investigations, advises business organizations and individuals in responding to subpoenas and inquiries, and conducts internal investigations. She specializes in preparing corporate executives and directors for criminal, civil and international arbitration proceedings, and handles substantial litigation matters involving the False Claims Act, health care fraud, contract and regulatory disputes, and business torts. Before joining the firm, Murchison Gittens was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. She resides in the Washington, D.C. office.
About the “40 Under Forty”
TNJ created the 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards in 1997 to recognize young African-Americans who have proven to be exceptional performers in their industry and committed contributors to the development of their community. The program is designed to promote mentorship and professional development for these next-generation leaders by introducing them to the established business community as role models for young African-Americans.
About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is the premier quarterly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small-business owners. Engaging more than 98,325 readers, TNJ is dedicated to connecting, empowering and inspiring this market segment by providing news and commentaries on issues that affect the growth of businesses and the advancement of professionals in the workplace. Along with featuring successful entrepreneurs and professionals who offer insights on business and career building strategies, TNJ highlights trends in key industries, providing information on valuable resources in the corporate, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Each issue of TNJ includes articles on finance and economy, career, management, healthcare, science and technology, reviews of the hottest automobiles in the industry and features about executives on the move.
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.