Greenberg Traurig Houston Selected as HBJ 2021 Diversity in Business Award Honoree

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The Houston office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was selected by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ) as a 2021 Diversity in Business Award honoree.

The Houston office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was selected by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ) as a 2021 Diversity in Business Award honoree.

According to HBJ, the Diversity in Business Awards program honors organizations and individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to promoting practices that advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as well as in business leadership.

“Greenberg Traurig is fully committed to living and breathing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and around the globe,” said Mary-Olga Lovett, Senior Vice President and Co-Regional Operating Shareholder of the firm's Texas offices. “The firm’s Houston office has long been a leader in advocacy for inclusion and embodies the same diversity seen throughout this great city. Having a diverse workforce allows us to better serve our clients. We are thrilled to be recognized by the HBJ.”

Greenberg Traurig Houston’s recognition is in the Outstanding Diverse Organizations category. This category identifies organizations that have contributed to harnessing diversity within their workforces. It also honors those that have actively taken the lead to promote and champion the business case for diversity within the community or their industries.

HBJ will host a virtual award ceremony on March 25 and will issue a special publication in the upcoming March 26 edition.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 3.0 certification, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/our-firm/diversity Twitter: @GT_Drives.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas: Texas is important to Greenberg Traurig, LLP and part of its history. With approximately 130 Texas lawyers in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Greenberg Traurig has deep roots in the Texas business, legal, and governmental communities. Greenberg Traurig Texas works with clients to address their interdisciplinary legal needs across the state utilizing the firm’s global platform. The Texas attorneys are experienced in industries key to the state’s future, including: aviation, chemicals, construction, education, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, health care, hedge funds, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, media, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, real estate, retail, sports, technology and software, telecommunications, transportation, and video games and esports.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com

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