Greenberg Traurig Co-President Hilarie Bass Takes Part in Commonwealth Institute’s Top Women-Led Businesses Awards, Panel

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Greenberg Traurig Co-President Hilarie Bass joined other distinguished businesswomen in a panel discussion on leadership at the Commonwealth Institute’s (TCI) 12th Annual Top Women-Led Businesses Award Ceremony held in Miami, May 18.

Greenberg Traurig Co-President Hilarie Bass joined other distinguished businesswomen in a panel discussion on leadership at the Commonwealth Institute’s (TCI) 12th Annual Top Women-Led Businesses Award Ceremony held in Miami, May 18. Other panelists included Tina Brown, Executive Director of the Overtown Youth Center; Kristan Dolan, President and Chief Operating Officer of One Parking; and Carmen Perez-Carlton, Former President of FPL FiberNet.

TCI is a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing businesswomen in leadership positions whose membership includes CEOs, corporate executives, directors of nonprofits, independent professionals, and a rising generation of leaders who are committed to building successful businesses, organizations, and careers.

Every year, the organization compiles a list of the Top 50 Women-Led Companies and Top 10 Nonprofit Organizations in Florida based on the survey responses of 5,000 women from businesses and organizations throughout the state, with analysis from accounting firm Kaufman Rossin. Greenberg Traurig was one of the Top 50 private companies honored by TCI at this year’s luncheon event.

“It was an honor to take part in TCI’s annual event that recognizes the impressive achievements of Florida businesswomen,” said Bass, a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice. “It is exciting to see the tremendous growth in women-led businesses and help to serve as a role model for other women looking for their own path to success.”

Bass is a prolific trial attorney with a highly successful 30-plus year career, and one of the most recognized women attorneys in the United States. She is currently President-Elect of the American Bar Association, the world’s largest voluntary professional organization with more than 400,000 members. Bass will start her one-year term as president of the ABA in August 2017.

Throughout her career, Bass has successfully represented high-profile corporate clients in jury and non-jury trials involving hundreds of millions of dollars in controversy. She is also widely recognized for her pro bono work on behalf of two foster children that led to the elimination and declaration as unconstitutional Florida’s 20-year-old ban on gay adoption.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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