MIAMI, Fla. (PRWEB) December 16, 2015
Benjamin L. Reiss, a shareholder in the Miami Litigation practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been named to the City Year Miami Board of Advisors.
City Year is a national, education-focused nonprofit that unites diverse groups of young leaders ages 17 to 24 for a year of full-time service in our country’s most challenged public schools. City Year Miami recruits, trains and empowers 187 young leaders who serve as tutors, mentors and role models in 17 of Miami-Dade County’s highest-need school communities, targets students in grades third through ninth. Working in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the goal is to provide the support teachers and administrators need to help children succeed.
“I am honored to serve as a member of City Year Miami’s Board of Advisors,” Reiss said. “I look forward to helping City Year continue to make a difference in the lives of Miami-Dade students.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Reiss focuses his practice in the areas of general commercial, product liability and other civil litigation in federal and state courts, criminal defense and property tax appeals.
Reiss is involved in a variety of professional organizations including the Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, and the American Inn of Court. Reiss is the former Chair of the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism and former Vice President of the Board of Directors for Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
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.