MIAMI, Fla. (PRWEB) October 09, 2015
Nikki Lewis Simon, a Shareholder and Director of Client Development and Corporate Social Responsibility at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been named to the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation’s Board of Directors.
As a board member, Simon will contribute to the strategic development and execution of the foundation’s vision for inclusion.
The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation's primary goal is to build an effective pathway to diversity in the legal profession by providing opportunities and support to minority and women law students through mentoring programs, networking and fellowships. The Foundation regularly promotes awareness in the legal community for the need to increase diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The Foundation recruits and assists experienced lawyers and judges to mentor black law students attending law school in Florida. In addition, the Foundation works with other voluntary bar associations to find mentors for all minority law students attending law school in Florida.
“I am honored to join the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation Board of Directors,” Simon said. “I look forward to working with my fellow board members to further the organization’s mission of enhancing diversity in the legal community.”
Simon, who practiced litigation at the firm for more than a decade, is involved in various diversity and women-focused initiatives at the firm and in the community. As the firmwide Director of Client Development and Corporate Social Responsibility of Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, Simon works to strategically align the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives with clients’ needs as part of an integral component of the firm’s global business development efforts.
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 1,900 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.