MIAMI (PRWEB) May 26, 2023
Greenberg Traurig Miami office Co-Managing Shareholder Yosbel A. Ibarra received The Education Fund’s Public School Alumni Achievement Award at the organization’s annual For the Love of Art charity auction on May 22 at Jungle Island in Miami.
Ibarra and fellow honorees were celebrated for having an impact on the economic vitality of Miami-Dade County and demonstrating the success of a public-school education.
The Education Fund is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging corporate and community support and resources to improve Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Since 1985, the fund has raised more than $68 million in resources and services that today reach all of Miami-Dade’s 20,000+ teachers and 345,000+ students in all 470+ public schools.
“As a public-school alumni and a Cuban immigrant, I know firsthand the value of an accessible public education system,” Ibarra said. “I am honored to be recognized by an organization that works tirelessly to ensure that hundreds of thousands of children across our county have the same access to a quality education.”
As co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, Ibarra oversees approximately 200 attorneys and 170 business staff members. A former co-chair of the firm’s Latin America Practice, he regularly advises multinational corporations and prominent Latin American investors on international corporate transactions, including investments, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures throughout Latin America and the United States.
Ibarra has been recognized by leading publications, such as The Legal 500 Latin America Guide, Chambers and Partners and The M&A Advisor, for his 25 years of experience representing clients on cross-border matters. He is vice chair of Amigos for Kids; vice chair of Mosaic Miami (formerly MCCJ); a member of the Adrienne Arsht Center Trust board of directors; a member of the Law360 Florida Editorial Advisory Board; an officer of the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association; a board member for the Council of the Americas.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 45 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.