New York, NY – LAWFUEL – Legal Newswire – February 12, 2008 Three attorneys from the New York office of the international law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will receive Commitment to Justice Awards from inMotion for their extraordinary contribution in fighting domestic violence. Shareholder William C. Silverman will receive the award for outstanding Partner. In the Legal Teams category, associates Serena Boscia Montalbano and Rachel Sims are being recognized. InMotion provides free legal and social services to low-income women and their families in New York City. Their services are designed to address the unique needs of women who suffer from abuse.
Greenberg Traurig has served as a corporate partner for inMotion since 1999, providing financial support and encouraging the firm’s attorneys, summer associates and legal assistants to serve in inMotion’s pro bono program. There are more than 1400 volunteers to inMotion annually. The Commitment to Justice Awards recognize 29 of their volunteers for their extraordinary contributions in making a difference, changing lives and securing justice for all women.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by inMotion, which is central to our commitment to Family Court and to combating the terrible effects of domestic violence,” said Bill Silverman, who is head of GT’s pro bono program in New York.
“We are so proud of Bill, Rachel and Serena to be receiving this honor and for being recognized for their support and dedication in providing women and their families with the legal work they deserve and need,” said Robert J. Ivanhoe, Chairman of the firm’s New York office.
Greenberg Traurig’s honorees and other Commitment to Justice Award recipients will be honored tonight at 6:30 pm at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 West 65th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.
About Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 1750 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the U.S., 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; Boca Raton, FL; 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; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Shanghai, China; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; West Palm Beach, FL; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Olswang, London, Berlin and Brussels; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices in Tokyo.
For additional information, please visit the firm’s Web site at www.gtlaw.com.