Greenberg Traurig Miami and Consulate General of Israel to Co-Host Israeli Water Technologies Roundtable Discussion

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The Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig will join the Consulate General of Israel and Enterprise Florida in hosting a roundtable discussion of Israeli water technologies. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Greenberg Traurig, 333 SE Second Avenue, 44th floor, Miami, FL 33131.

The Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig will join the Consulate General of Israel and Enterprise Florida in hosting a roundtable discussion of Israeli water technologies. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Greenberg Traurig, 333 SE Second Avenue, 44th floor, Miami, FL 33131.

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam will deliver the keynote address. International and local experts, including representatives from Israeli companies Woosh Water Solutions and IDE Technologies , will discuss solutions to address sustainability, water scarcity, purification, infrastructure and water-management issues facing South Florida. Each company will present its innovative, technological approach to water conservation and management, including many applications that have shown great success in Israel.

“This roundtable discussion provides an excellent opportunity for both the state of Florida and Israeli companies to work together on identifying sustainable solutions that benefit the region,” said Meital Stavinsky, a shareholder in the firm’s Government Law and Policy and Israel practices and the moderator for the event. “Israel is at the forefront of water and agriculture technology innovations. With Israel’s motto of more crop per drop, Florida businesses, government and residents can benefit by deploying Israeli solutions.”

Hon. Putnam, who is committed to growing the partnership between Florida and Israel in this area, will travel to Israel to participate in the Watec Water Technology and Environment Control Conference held Oct. 13-15 in Israel.

“Commissioner Putnam will speak at the WATEC Conference on water scarcity issues relevant to Florida,” said Revital Malca, the Deputy Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico. “He will meet with key companies and decision makers during his Israel visit. Ultimately these exchanges will lead to multiple job opportunities between Florida and Israel.”

At Greenberg Traurig, Stavinsky focuses her practice on government relations. She primarily advises Agtech, and Cleantech companies in the areas of renewable energy, transportation and infrastructure, energy efficiency, water and waste treatment, green materials and green buildings. As the coordinator of the firm’s Israel practice, Stavinsky assists Israeli companies seeking to enter the U.S. market and expand their operations in the States.

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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