HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Adelaida Vasquez, a shareholder in the Houston office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed as a Latina commissioner for the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).
Since its founding in 1972, the HNBA has worked toward representing the interest of Hispanic legal professionals in the U.S. and has shown a commitment to advocacy on issues of importance to U.S. residents with Hispanic heritage. As a commissioner, Vasquez will play an essential role in the advancement of issues that impact Latinas in the legal profession.
"I am honored to have been appointed as an HNBA Latina commissioner," Vasquez said. "Over the years, HNBA has done lot of meaningful work and I'm thrilled to give my time and expertise to an organization that aligns with my personal beliefs. I look forward to working alongside a remarkable group of professionals during my term."
Vasquez also serves as a co-chair of the firm's Latino Affinity Group, Somos GT (We are GT). The group connects the firm's Latino attorneys and allies based on a shared desire for greater collaboration and to increase opportunities for Latino lawyers throughout the firm.
Vasquez focuses her practice on international compliance matters and counsels companies doing business in international markets. She advises on a host of compliance and transactional due diligence issues arising out of various government regulations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In addition to analyzing corruption risks in corporate transactions, Vasquez assists clients in designing and building anti-corruption programs, assesses existing anti-corruption programs, and advises on post-acquisition integration of anti-corruption programs.
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