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Philadelphia, PA, March 2, 2009 — Greenberg Traurig attorney Kevin P. Ray, in the Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy, and Financial Institutions Practices of the Philadelphia office, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Bar Association.
“We are proud to support Kevin in his new position at the LGBT Bar. His wide-ranging legal experience and numerous community service affiliations make him an excellent choice for this role,” said Michael L. Lehr, Regional Operating Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig. “Kevin’s involvement with the organization is a tribute to firm’s dedication to promoting equality and fostering diversity.”
The National LGBT Bar Association, an affiliate of the American Bar Association, is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliate lesbians, gay, bisexual, transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity.
“I am honored to be elected to the Board of Directors of the LGBT Bar Association,” said Ray. “I hope that by lending my time and legal expertise, and working with other members of the board, the firm and I can support the mission of this important organization.”
Ray focuses his practice in the areas of business reorganization, corporate work-outs and restructurings, bankruptcy law, loan restructurings, loan documentation, restructuring distressed debt situations, commercial finance, secured lending, securities law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity. In addition to his legal career, Kevin is active in several community organizations such as the Equality Forum, where he is the Chair of the Board of Directors; and the Human Rights Campaign, where he serves as the chair of Corporate Sponsorship Committee. He holds a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, a Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.L.S., M.A., and a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 1,800 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the United States, 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; Austin, TX; 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; Palm Beach County, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Shanghai, China; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL; Tokyo, Japan; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; White Plains, NY; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Olswang, London, Brussels and Berlin; and Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome.
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