Greenberg Traurig's Hilarie Bass Selected as Vice Chair of the Litigation Section of the ABA

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Greenberg Traurig's Global Operating Shareholder Hilarie Bass has been selected as the next vice chair of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association.

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We wish Hilarie the best on this well-deserved honor and prestigious appointment.

Greenberg Traurig's Global Operating Shareholder Hilarie Bass has been selected as the next vice chair of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association. The litigation section is the largest section in the ABA and has more than 70,000 members. Following her term as vice chair, Bass will succeed to the position of chair commencing in 2010.

"I am thrilled to have been recognized by my colleagues in the legal industry with this appointment. I look forward to serving them as section vice chair," Bass said.

Bass, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Miami office, also serves as the national chair of the firm's litigation practice. As Global Operating Shareholder Bass' primary focus is to work closely with Greenberg Traurig's global practice groups. Bass has represented clients in many commercial cases and has been active in bar work on national, state and local levels. She has served in the ABA House of Delegates and Board of Governors, chaired several committees as well as the Fund for Justice and Education. She is a frequent lecturer at CLE sessions and bar association meetings throughout the country and has made numerous appearances on national and local media broadcasts, including the Today Show and CNN.

"This honor is reflective of Hilarie's incredible energy, talent as a litigator, and strong commitment to the community and bar. There can be no better example of the Greenberg Traurig style of entrepreneurship, professionalism and commitment," Greenberg Traurig President Matt Gorson said. "We wish Hilarie the best on this well-deserved honor and prestigious appointment."

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 1,800 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the United States, Europe and Asia. The firm was selected as the 2007 USA Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners.

Greenberg Traurig serves clients from offices in: Albany, NY; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Palm Beach County, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Shanghai, China; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL; Tokyo, Japan; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; White Plains, NY; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Olswang, London, Brussels and Berlin; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices in Tokyo.

For additional information, please visit the firm's Web site at http://www.gtlaw.com.

Contact:    
Lourdes Brezo-Martinez
Greenberg Traurig, LLP                
(305) 579-0776                    
martinezl@gtlaw.com                

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