TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) June 16, 2015
TAMPA, Fla. – June 16, 2015 – Murray B. Silverstein, a Shareholder in the Tampa Litigation Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been appointed to The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors. Silverstein’s appointment will commence July 1.
“I look forward to working with the board of The Florida Bar Foundation to continue our tradition of ensuring access to justice is available to all Florida families, regardless of income level,” Silverstein said. “This will be an especially meaningful endeavor to join forces with the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice to implement its recommendations on meeting the unmet civil legal needs of disadvantaged low and moderate income Floridians.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Silverstein focuses his practice on business, commercial, and real property litigation. He regularly represents companies and individuals in jury and non-jury trials in the state and federal courts of Florida. He is board certified in Business Litigation and Civil Trial practice by The Florida Bar. Additionally, Silverstein has provided effective mediation services to hundreds of litigants. Silverstein is a prior recipient of the President’s Pro Bono Service Award and the Stetson University Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Public Service Award for pro bono service.
Silverstein is currently completing one-year term as Chair of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Committee; he will remain a committee member for the next two years. Silverstein also serves as a Court-appointed member of the Florida Courts Technology Commission, and is a member of the Florida Bar Business Law Executive Council and the Trial Lawyers Section.
About Greenberg Traurig -Tampa
Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office represents clients in a broad array of civil and criminal litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts—including complex and high-stakes trials—both in Florida and around the country. We also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors' rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. We work closely with our Orlando office to offer clients full-service representation in the region, with our six other Florida offices to provide seamless state-wide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Nine Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News–Best Law Firms®. And, members of our team are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.
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.