PHILADELPHIA, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natalie Hrubos, an associate in the Philadelphia office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been honored with the Craig M. Perry Service Award from the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association for her pro bono work representing low-income transgender individuals.
"We are proud to support Natalie in her pro bono legal work and congratulate her on this well-deserved award," said Michael L. Lehr, Regional Operating Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig. "Her commitment to this work reflects Greenberg Traurig's dedication to diversity and a culture of pro bono legal work."
The Craig M. Perry Service Award is presented annually to a young lawyer—37 years old or younger or within the first three years of practice—who has devoted substantial time and energy to community-oriented activities, including, but not limited to, pro bono and charity work.
Hrubos engages in significant pro bono work representing transgender individuals seeking legal name changes and corrections to their identity documents. She is an active member of the Planning Committee for the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, a three-day event that promotes health and wellness within the transgender community through workshops and other educational opportunities. She also planned the Conference's first-ever CLE program and walk-in legal clinic. Additionally, Hrubos serves on the Legal Advisory Board for the Legal Services Department at the Mazzoni Center, the only agency in Philadelphia that provides direct legal services to low-income LGBT individuals facing legal obstacles related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity.Hrubos focuses her practice on all aspects of labor and employment law. About Greenberg Traurig , LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2010 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. Greenberg Traurig has a strategic alliance with the independent law firm, Studio Santa Maria in Milan and Rome. The firm was Chambers and Partners' USA Law Firm of the Year in 2007 and among the Top 3 in the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2009 The Lawyer Awards. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com. SOURCE Greenberg Traurig, LLP