Greenberg Traurig’s Philip Person to Speak at Panel About First Generation Attorneys

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Philip I. Person, a shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Barristers Club’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s virtual panel, “A Conversation with First Generation Attorneys: Advice to My Younger Self,” Nov. 17 from 5 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. PST.

Philip I. Person, a shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Barristers Club’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s virtual panel, “A Conversation with First Generation Attorneys: Advice to My Younger Self,” Nov. 17 from 5 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. PST.

Attorneys who are in different phases in their careers, but who are all the first lawyers in their families, will provide advice to other first-generation attorneys. They will give personal accounts of how they overcame challenges in their careers. Topics will include how to be successful as a first-generation attorney, managing difficult work environments and professional relationships, and learning and practicing self-advocacy. The Barristers Club is part of the Bar Association of San Francisco, comprised of attorneys in their first ten years of practice.

Person, a shareholder in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice in the San Francisco office, focuses on representing employers in wage and hour, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, trade secret misappropriation, non-competition, non-solicitation, and whistleblower claims. Person is an experienced litigator, having defended employers against single-plaintiff and class action litigation in both federal and state courts. He also represents employers in labor and employment arbitrations.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Group provides national and international corporations with strategic legal advice on all matters concerning the employment relationship. With nearly 200 practitioners around the globe, we offer national and international organizations strategic and practical legal services that are focused on maximizing human resource potential.

About Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco Office: Greenberg Traurig's San Francisco attorneys practice locally and nationally at the intersection of business, government, and the law. Our clients include key Internet pioneers, top IT firms, digital entertainment companies, financial institutions, real estate companies, multinational banks, and other Fortune 500 companies. The San Francisco attorneys counsel on a broad range of matters, including commercial and securities litigation; corporate and financing; data privacy and cybersecurity; general litigation; intellectual property transactions and litigation; labor and employment; state, local, and federal taxation; and white collar criminal defense.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 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 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com

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