Jude Kearney Participates in Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative-US Event

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Jude Kearney, Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Africa Practice, participated as a member of the host committee and group leader during the recent Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative-US event which took place on Monday, Sept. 28 in New York.

Jude Kearney, Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Africa Practice, participated as a member of the host committee and group leader during the recent Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative-US event which took place on Monday, Sept. 28 in New York.

Kearney, other members of the host committee, and event participants, which included Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, gathered to address current obstacles facing many African countries, and the role that the US can play in minimizing these challenges.

The Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) helps African leaders bridge the gap between their vision for a better future and their government’s ability to achieve it. AGI does this by strengthening the government’s capacity to deliver programs that will change ordinary people’s lives for the better. AGI works with Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria and Ethiopia at present, with new countries on the horizon.

Kearney’s practice focuses on corporate transactions, with an emphasis on international project finance. He handles various matters involving energy development, mergers and acquisitions, complex litigation and corporate matters, and has specific experience in international markets, including Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia. He works with major U.S. and foreign clients in the areas of energy, telecommunications, infrastructure projects and financial services, providing counsel on the structure and terms of his clients’ commercial relationships as they relate to project developments in foreign markets.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Africa Practice
Greenberg Traurig has quickly emerged as a preferred advisor in matters relating to Africa and possesses wide-ranging experiences in that regard. Through the longstanding partnerships our Africa team has built in Africa with the public and private sectors, and in light of our extensive track record of complex transactions and a sustained commitment to the region, our Africa Practice is a key element of our global platform and an invaluable asset to our clients. With our diverse experiences across the continent, we can help identify and evaluate opportunities in the unique and dynamic business environments of Africa. Whether it be infrastructure projects, inward investments, joint ventures, or financing needs, our attorneys have the experience to best represent our clients - in virtually any jurisdiction or sector on the continent.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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