PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015
Shareholder David Gitlin, of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be honored, along with other communities leaders, by the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy at their 4th annual “Yom Ha’atzma’ut Torch Ceremony.” The event will take place April 23 from 9-10 a.m. at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. He will be honored with the lighting of a torch during the ceremony in the presence of the Honorable Consul General to the Mid-Atlantic Region, Mr. Yaron Seidman.
Gitlin co-leads the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice. He focuses his practice on corporate and securities, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, technology development, and corporate finance. Gitlin works extensively in the firm’s Tel Aviv office, where Greenberg Traurig continues to be the only U.S.-based firm practicing U.S. law. He is recognized by Chambers USA Guide as a leading M&A attorney, and is nationally ranked as a leader in venture capital. In 2005, he was recognized by the mayors of Philadelphia and Tel Aviv for exceptional accomplishments in developing business opportunities for Israeli companies in the United States. He is also a past president of the Philadelphia‐Israel Chamber of Commerce and is the recipient of the “Distinguished Humanitarian Award” from the Bnai Zion Foundation.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate & Securities Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate & Securities Practice is comprised of more than 400 lawyers across more than 30 offices. The group provides advice and services to public and privately held companies and entrepreneurs throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The team brings together the strategic business, legal, and market experience needed to manage and close the most complex transactions in addition to providing practical counsel on day-to-day operations.
About Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv
The firm’s Israel Practice provides a range of non-Israeli legal services to Israeli clients in their global activity, as well as to companies seeking opportunities within Israel. The team has wide-ranging experience advising public and private companies in Israel on U.S. corporate issues, securities laws and corporate governance. The firm advises on in-bound U.S. public offerings by Israeli companies, and counsels all sides of cross-border merger and acquisition transactions involving Israeli companies. Greenberg Traurig attorneys also assist companies with venture capital and private equity transactions, executive compensation matters, intellectual property, tax, dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance issues.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.