Greenberg Traurig’s Erika G. Litvak and Brigid F. Cech Samole Selected for Daily Business Review’s 2015 “On the Rise” Recognition

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Two Greenberg Traurig Miami Shareholders, Erika G. Litvak and Brigid F. Cech Samole, have been named to the Daily Business Review’s “On the Rise” class of 2015.

Two Greenberg Traurig Miami Shareholders, Erika G. Litvak and Brigid F. Cech Samole, have been named to the Daily Business Review’s “On the Rise” class of 2015. This selection honors 40 South Florida lawyers under the age of 40 who are active leaders in the community.

Honorees were selected based on their professional and community involvement and will be recognized at an event in September.

“We are so proud of both Erika and Brigid for this well-deserved recognition,” said Richard J. Giusto, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Miami office. “Erika and Brigid truly embody our firm’s commitment to excellence in client service and to the greater Miami community.”

At Greenberg Traurig, Litvak concentrates her practice on taxation, with special emphasis on international taxation. Elevated to shareholder in 2011, she is an author and frequent lecturer who routinely speaks on a variety of topics, in English and Spanish, to both U.S. and international audiences for groups that include the Florida International Banking Association, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and many others. Litvak serves as a member of the Board of Directors and the Branch Event Committee of STEP Miami. Litvak is also an adjunct professor in the University of Miami’s LL.M Program of Taxation. She has prepared comments on behalf of the Florida Bar to the U.S. Treasury on various tax issues.

Elevated to shareholder in 2011, Cech Samole focuses her practice on appellate law and trial support. She is experienced in representing clients in both state and federal courts, and brings a practical and client-driven approach to her work. Cech Samole is involved in a multitude of professional and community organizations including: Member, Board of Trustees of Chapman Partnership for the Homeless; Co-Liaison (Miami office), Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative; and Co-Vice Chair, Business Law Section, Appellate Subcommittee for the American Bar Association.

About Greenberg Traurig — Miami

The Greenberg Traurig Miami office was founded in 1967 by attorneys with a business-focused approach and a tradition of community service. Since that time, the Miami office has actively supported and helped drive South Florida’s growth as an international financial and cultural center, serving as a gateway between the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. In the community, the office is well-known for its “Miami Roots, Global Reach.” The attorneys advise local, national, and international companies in numerous industries and sectors, including aviation, entertainment, financial institutions, health care, international trade and customs, labor and employment, manufacturing, real estate, retail, and technology. In Florida, Greenberg Traurig serves clients from across seven offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach.

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 2015 BTI Brand Elite and among the most “Tech Savvy.” It was on the 2013-2015 BTI Client Service 30 listings of firms “most recognized by clients for providing excellent client service,” and one of the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard “Power Elite,” based on the nature and strength of its client relationships. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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