“Greenberg Traurig is a leader among Am Law 100 firms and will continue building our workforce in a manner that reflects the communities we represent.”
HOUSTON (PRWEB) November 01, 2019
Shari L. Heyen, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice and co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Houston office, will speak at the 27th Annual Texas Minority Counsel Program Conference. Heyen will participate in the panel discussion titled “Law Firm Managing Partners” on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas.
“I am honored to be speaking at this year’s conference. As a supporter of this event, the firm remains committed to initiatives that promote inclusion and diversity in the legal profession,” Heyen said. “Greenberg Traurig is a leader among Am Law 100 firms and will continue building our workforce in a manner that reflects the communities we represent.”
In addition, Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the conference’s “Networking Through Service Session” designed to help participants develop their network while making a difference. Participants will visit a local school and work together in teams to present a curriculum designed to educate and encourage elementary students to pursue careers in the legal profession.
The Texas Minority Counsel Program was created in 1993 with the mission of increasing opportunities for minority, women and LGBT attorneys who provide legal services to corporate and government clients, and to expose those organizations to the legal talents of diverse attorneys in Texas. The conference brochure can be found at: https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForLawyers/BarServiceOpportunities/FindDiversityResources/ConferenceBrochure.pdf.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. The firm's efforts have been recognized 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 and part of its history. With more than 125 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, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 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. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.