Cesar L. Alvarez, Board Member
Cesar L. Alvarez has served as a Board member, since February 2008. Additionally, Cesar L. Alvarez is Chief Executive Officer of Greenberg Traurig and has served in this position for the last 13 years. During this time, the firm has grown from 325 lawyers in eight offices in 1997 to more than 1850 attorneys and government professionals in 37 locations in the United States, Europe and Asia. The firm has been recognized as the fastest growing law firm in the U.S. over the last five years and is the 7th largest law firm in the country. In addition, Chambers and Partners, world leaders in client-led intelligence on the legal profession, through a panel of independent judges, selected Greenberg Traurig as "2007 Law Firm of the Year." In 2008, Cesar was honored by Chambers and Partners with their "Lifetime Achievement Award" and by the American Bar Association with their "Spirit of Excellence Award." Prior to becoming CEO of the firm, Cesar practiced securities, corporate and international law for more than 25 years. He has represented numerous public companies and serves on the board of directors of several publicly-traded corporations and charitable organizations. Cesar has been recognized nationally and in his community for his professional, business and charitable leadership. Cesar has been recognized as one of the "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America," The National Law Journal in 1997, 2000 and 2006 (the last 3 editions), one of the top most powerful Hispanics by Poder Power Issue, and "The 25 Best Latinos in Business," Hispanic Magazine's Power Issue (2008).