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Pepper Hamilton LLP
Philadelphia, Pa. – November 7, 2012 – Matthew M. Greenberg, partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, was recently recognized by the Delaware State Bar Association as a recipient of the 2012 Commitment Award.
The award is presented annually to the member of the Delaware Bar who has demonstrated sterling commitment to pro bono throughout his or her career by demonstrating time and energy to the support and provision of legal services for the poor. The award recognized Mr. Greenberg for his commitment to pro bono in Delaware by creating and funding a position within the Delaware State Bar Association for a Pro Bono Coordinator; assisting in the formation of the first Access to Justice Commission in Delaware; and lobbying for increased funding for legal services for the poor.
Mr. Greenberg focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and Delaware corporate and alternative entity law. He is dedicated to bar and community activities and was president of the Delaware State Bar Association in 2010-2011. He also is co-chair of the DSBA’s Community Service Committee, as well as a member of the Alternative Entity Subcommittee of the DSBA’s Corporation Law Council, which is responsible for drafting amendments to the Delaware statutes governing limited liability companies, limited partnerships and partnerships.
In addition, he has served on the board of the Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program, a member service of the DSBA that confidentially helps judges and lawyers with substance abuse, dependence and/or mental and physical health problems, and assisted for many years with the administration of the Race Judicata 5K roadrace, which benefits local charities. He also is on the board of directors for the Junior Achievement of Delaware and provides services to the Delaware College of Art and Design.
About Pepper Hamilton
Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.