NY, New York, April 30, 2008 – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig was honored by Easter Seals of New York. The firm is receiving the Lilli and Allan Shedlin Award for its work in improving the Easter Seals’ Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), its work with the Bronx Child Development Center, and its sponsorship efforts to build more support for Easter Seals New York. Edward C. Wallace, Robert M. Harding and John L. Mascialino, shareholders in Greenberg Traurig’s Government Affairs Practice have been instrumental in Greenberg Traurig’s commitment to Easter Seals. The award is being presented at a gala hosted at The Yale Club of New York on April 30, 2008.
“Easter Seals New York is proud to honor Greenberg Traurig, LLP for all that it has done to support our work and mission. Without Greenberg Traurig’s generous support and tireless efforts, Easter Seals New York would never be able to make the impact that is so needed in New York,” said John McGrath, MPA, Senior Vice President of Organizational Development for Easter Seals New York.
“I am very proud of Ed, Bob and John for their tireless support of Easter Seals,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, President of Greenberg Traurig. “Their volunteer work and leadership with Easter Seals and John’s work on the Board of Directors is representative of Greenberg Traurig’s active commitment to the communities in which we live and work.”
Easter Seals provides services to more than one million children and adults living with autism and other disabilities or special needs and their families each year. Services and support are provided through a network of more than 550 sites in the U.S. and through Ability First Australia.
Greenberg Traurig has a strong and long standing commitment to all the communities in which it has a presence. The firm supports a variety of national and local charitable organizations through its philanthropic fund. Greenberg Traurig’s lawyers and business staff volunteer their time and efforts throughout the country.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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.