Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 04, 2011
The international law firm of Greenberg Traurig P.A. announced that shareholder, Nikki Lewis Simon and associate, Rhiannon L. Brusco are serving on the Host Committee for The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade County’s annual ‘Raise the Bar’ event. Since 2005, Raise the Bar has given over $100,000 in grants to community organizations that provide legal assistance to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
The event is a cocktail reception at the Southeast Financial Center on Thursday, June 2, 2011. The Women's Fund of Miami-Dade is a catalyst for social change and economic justice with the goal of creating a community where all women and girls reach their full potential. The Fund’s grantmaking, along with advocacy, training and community building are the key elements used to achieve this goal. It is the only organization in Miami-Dade County that is entirely dedicated to funding programs whose focus is on improving the lives of women and girls.
Simon and Brusco are in the Litigation Practice Group in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. Simon concentrates her practice on representing businesses in complex commercial litigation matters in wide-ranging issues facing businesses today, with an emphasis on medium to large corporate clients. She sits on the board of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County and the board of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, among other community service commitments.
Brusco focuses her practice on commercial, employment law, and probate and estate litigation, as well as products liability and mass tort. She is a member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. In 2005 she was a recipient of the Ellen R. Jordan Award for Exceptional Commitment to and Achievements in the Practice of Public Interest Law and the Shelley D. Knox Award for Outstanding Public Service.
With a team of more than 500 attorneys, Greenberg Traurig’s litigation practice offers firsthand experience and wide-ranging resources to protects clients’ interests in virtually every area of litigation.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2011 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP.. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.