TAMPA, FL – Nov. 13, 2017 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Peter W. Zinober receives the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts (TBBCA) 2017 Impact Award. The awards were presented Oct. 17 at the Renaissance Tampa International Hotel.
Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts (TBBCA) is a nonprofit organization that unites area businesses to champion arts and culture for a prosperous community through innovative partnerships and sustainable programs. The annual Impact Awards recognize Tampa Bay’s businesses and individuals for their contributions to culture and the arts.
TBBCA is honoring Zinober for his exemplary leadership in support of Tampa Bay arts and cultural organizations for more than four decades. He served two six year l terms on the City of Tampa Mayor’s Public Art Committee, chaired a joint City/County Task Force on the Future of the Arts in Hillsborough County, and was appointed by the County Commission as a member of the Hillsborough County Arts Council, which he went on to Chair. Zinober also served as the Arts Council designated board member for The Straz Center for the Performing Arts. He was the driving force behind the creation and execution of the first Tampa Bay Regional Arts Summit in 2013. He was also on the board of directors of the Tampa Players Theater, honorary board member of Stageworks Theatre, and board member and treasurer of the Florida Cultural Action and Education Alliance. He also served as Board Chairman of The Florida Orchestra from 1981-1983, a Board Member and its General Counsel from 1973-1986, and Board of Advisors Member for several years thereafter. Zinober was on the Florida Arts Council from 1977-1981 and served as Chairman in 1981. He has been a longtime TBBCA member, officer, board director and past president. As TBBCA Board Director, he is currently spearheading several new initiatives and programs. Zinober and Greenberg Traurig are TBBCA Chair’s Circle pARTners and strong supporters of arts and culture.
“I am thrilled to receive this very prestigious award from the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts,” Zinober said. “My passion for music and the arts began when I was in sixth grade, and it has been an important part of my life. By supporting important organizations like TBBCA, I am fulfilling my commitment to help enrich the lives of those who live in our Tampa community through the arts and culture.
A shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office, Peter W. Zinober is member of the Labor & Employment Practice. He specializes in the defense of employment discrimination cases in state and federal court, both jury and non-jury, as well as wage and hour, disability discrimination, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and other whistleblower defense, age and all other types of employment litigation. He also specializes in “traditional” labor management relations law, including the representation of employers in connection with unfair labor practice and representation case proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, labor and non-union arbitrations, collective bargaining and counseling.
About Greenberg Traurig – Tampa
The Tampa office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. represents clients in a broad array of civil and criminal litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts—including complex and high-stakes trials—both in Florida and around the country. The Tampa team also regularly represents clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. The firm’s Tampa offices work closely with its Orlando office to offer clients multidisciplinary representation in the region, with the firm’s six other Florida offices to provide seamless state-wide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Six Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News–Best Law Firms®. And, members of the Tampa team are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and we are currently celebrating our 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GT—for the 11th consecutive year—has the most attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America (2018) and is among the Litigation Standout firms in the BTI Consulting Group’s Litigation Report: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms (2018). We are proud to have earned a No. 1 Ranking, African American Partners, and No. 1 Ranking, Hispanic American Partners, on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Diversity Scorecard, and to be listed among the Top 5, Number of Female Partners, Women’s Scorecard, The National Law Journal (2017). Our firm also has a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (2017).