PALM BEACH, FLA. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014
Jonathan C. Chane, a shareholder with the Litigation Practice Group at the West Palm Beach, Fla., office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been named a recipient of the 2014 Robert S. & Ceil N. Levy Young Leadership Award. The award is presented annually by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County to two individuals younger than 45 years of age in the Jewish community who demonstrate outstanding leadership within the Jewish Federation and the community in general.
“I am honored to receive this award and grateful for the opportunity to work with the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County to achieve our mutual mission of strengthening the Jewish community both at home and abroad,” Chane said.
Chane is a noted attorney and an active leader in the community, serving as President of the Board of Trustees of Temple Judea in Palm Beach County. His work with the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County has included traveling to Los Angeles as part of the Synagogue Institute; to St. Petersburg, Russia, as part of the federation’s Yachad mission; and to Israel with a focus on learning about the Jewish Federation’s overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Chane also donates time providing pro bono legal representation to Holocaust ghetto survivors on receiving reparations from the German government.
His other community involvement includes: Executive Trustee Council, Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce; Member, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County; Member, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Independent Living Review Project; and Member, Forum Club of the Palm Beaches.
At Greenberg Traurig, Chane focuses his law practice on product liability, consumer finance, real estate, and commercial and business litigation. He has broad experience representing and counseling national banks, mortgage bankers, loan servicers, consumer finance companies, real estate developers and high-net-worth individuals through a wide variety of matters, including contract issues, business torts and statutory claims. Chane’s work also involves counseling clients pre-suit in an effort to reach sensible business solutions.
Chane received a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1994 from the University of Florida and a law degree in 1997 from Stetson University College of Law.
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