Greenberg Traurig’s Robert A. Sherman Elected to New England Council Board of Directors

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Ambassador (ret.) Robert A. Sherman, senior counsel in the Litigation Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was unanimously elected to the board of directors of The New England Council.

Ambassador (ret.) Robert A. Sherman, senior counsel in the Litigation Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was unanimously elected to the board of directors of The New England Council.

According to the organization, The New England Council is “a non-partisan alliance of businesses, academic and health institutions, and public and private organizations throughout New England formed to promote economic growth and a high quality of life in the New England region.” Members of its board of directors help identify issues and policies for the organization to engage with, shape the council’s policy positions, and develop programming for its membership.

Sherman is a founding member and former co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office. From 2014-2017, he served as the United States Ambassador to Portugal, having been nominated by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. As Ambassador, he focused heavily on bilateral economic development and international security issues, such as cybersecurity, refugees, narcoterrorism, and NATO. In recognition of his work in the country, Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa decorated him with the Grand Cross of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator in March 2017. At Greenberg Traurig, Sherman focuses his practice on government and regulatory investigations and litigation, internal corporate investigations - with an emphasis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance – as well as consumer protection and class action defense.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 80 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, financial services, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate, and tax. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of helping clients in complex legal matters and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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