WASHINGTON (PRWEB) April 11, 2016
Victoria Reggie Kennedy, senior counsel at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be honored at the American Task Force for Lebanon’s (ATFL) 18th Gala Awards reception and dinner April 12, 2016, at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event brings together members of Congress, members of the Lebanese-American community, current and former public officials, the diplomatic corps, and the business community to celebrate the rich heritage and contributions of Lebanese Americans to the United States.
The ATFL is presenting Kennedy with its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her exceptional professional and personal contributions to her community and the country. In addition, the ATFL will present its Award for Distinguished Achievement to the Founder and CEO of Nest and Senior Vice President of Google Tony Fadell, and its Award for Distinguished Public Service to ABC News anchor and reporter Paula Faris.
In addition to her role in the Corporate and Securities Practice at Greenberg Traurig, Kennedy is the president of the Board and co-founder of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston, a non-partisan organization created to educate the public about the unique role of the U.S. Senate in our democracy. She is a member of the Commission on Political Reform, a project of the Bipartisan Policy Center focused on examining the causes and consequences of America's partisan political divide and to advocate for specific reforms. Kennedy has recently been elected to the Board of the New England Council and, in January 2016, received the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce 2016 Pinnacle Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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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, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.