As a Gold sponsor of the 2022 Steve Hammond Homebound Hustle 5K & 1 Mile Walk, hosted by Family Promise of Morris County (FP Morris), global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP celebrates its 17th consecutive year supporting FP Morris.
“It is an honor to continue our support of FP Morris, an organization that makes a real difference in the lives of many New Jersey residents,” said Greenberg Traurig New Jersey Shareholder Barry J. Schindler, co-chair of the firm’s Global Patent Prosecution Group. “Over the years, Greenberg Traurig has donated over $250,000 to FP Morris. I am proud of Greenberg Traurig’s long-term commitment to an exceptional organization that provides essential services to the community.”
The event, set for Nov. 5, in Central Park of Morris County, honors the legacy of former FP Morris Board President Steve W. Hammond, a long-time advocate of equity and equality for the Morris County community. FP Morris is a non-sectarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the crisis of homelessness faced by Morris County families. All funds raised will further FP Morris’ mission to end homelessness and housing insecurity.
“Greenberg Traurig has been a critical ally for over 17 years in supporting Family Promise Morris as we serve those in need in Morris County” said Joann Bjornson LSW, chief executive officer of FP Morris. “Whether through pro bono work, financial contributions, volunteer time, or otherwise, they have always been and continue to be a true friend to the agency and our neighbors experiencing homelessness, housing insecurity, and associated health and wellness impacts. Greenberg Traurig is indeed a law firm with heart.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey Office: Established in 2002, Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey office has grown into a team of nationally recognized attorneys who provide legal advice to international, national, and local business and technology clients. The New Jersey office’s practice areas include Complex Commercial and Class Action Litigation; Hatch-Waxman Litigation; Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation; Product Liability & Mass Torts; Corporate; Restructuring & Bankruptcy; Construction Law; Franchise & Distribution; Immigration & Compliance; Intellectual Property & Technology; Labor & Employment; Real Estate; Tax; and Private Wealth Services. As a significant contributor to the firm's international platform, the New Jersey team offers clients both the know-how and geographic reach of a global law firm combined with the dedication and responsiveness of a local firm.
About Greenberg Traurig:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.
About Family Promise of Morris County: Family Promise of Morris County is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the crisis of homelessness and housing insecurity faced by Morris County families and individuals by partnering with other public and private agencies, religious congregations, and community volunteers to provide shelter, case management, and mentoring services leading to independence. Areas of service include Shelter, Housing, and Outreach through programs such as Our Promise Drop-In Center and the Navigating Hope Mobile Outreach Unit. For more information, visit http://www.familypromisemorris.org or follow @familypromisemorris on social media.