MIAMI (PRWEB) July 30, 2015
David A. Barkus, a shareholder in the Miami Corporate & Securities Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been elected to the 2015-2016 Board of Directors of the United Way of Miami-Dade.
Barkus will serve alongside corporate and community leaders to support strategic decision-making and guide the organization in its mission to serve the Miami-Dade community. Since 1924, United Way continues to invest in quality programs that strengthen our local community in the areas of education, financial stability, and health.
“I am honored to accept this position and look forward to working with my fellow board members to ensure the continued growth and success of United Way of Miami-Dade,” Barkus said.
At Greenberg Traurig, Barkus focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private equity. His industry experience includes aviation and aerospace, computer software and information technology, construction, consumer products, education, energy, food and beverage, franchising, gaming, health care, and restaurants. In addition, Barkus represents both insureds and underwriters in connection with transactional risk products, including the issuance of representations and warranties insurance policies.
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.
About United Way of Miami-Dade
Since 1924, United Way of Miami-Dade has been an innovative force in the community, successfully responding to emerging needs and transforming people’s lives. Today our work is focused on education, financial stability and health—the building blocks for a good life. We invest in quality programs, advocate for better policies, engage people in the community and generate resources.