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Greenberg Traurigs Keith J. Shapiro Recognized for Contributions to Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal

CHICAGO (PRWEB) April 13, 2015

Keith J. Shapiro, co-chair of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice, recently received a special award for his dedication to Emory University School of Law and his significant contributions to the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. Shapiro, who earned his law degree from Emory, helped launch the Journal 30 years ago and has served as its alumni advisor for almost two decades.

In 1999, Shapiro established the Shapiro Bankruptcy Writing Awards for student members of the Journal. These annual awards provide important monetary support for the winning students.

“Emory Law depends on the vital connections among students, faculty, alumni, and the profession. Keith has been that vital connector, and he has helped the Journal become one as well. As we celebrate 30 years of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, we would like to recognize Keith Shapiro as its advisor, supporter, and guardian angel,” said Robert Schapiro, dean of Emory University School of Law, in remarks at the Journal’s annual awards dinner and published in the most recent Journal.

“I sincerely thank the leadership and faculty of Emory University School of Law for always striving to deliver practical training and experience to their students. I thank you for supporting this Journal in such a consistent and meaningful way over the past 30 years,” said Shapiro.

Shapiro is vice president of Greenberg Traurig and chairman of the Chicago office. He has more than 30 years of bankruptcy and restructuring experience and appears worldwide in corporate bankruptcy matters and workouts.

A leader in the restructuring community, Shapiro is a member of the International Board of Directors of the Turnaround Management Association. He was previously chairman of the board and president of the American Bankruptcy Institute, a member of the board of directors of INSOL International, and chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice provides clients with the insight and knowledge that come with decades of advisory and litigation experience handling highly complex issues that arise in reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations and distressed acquisitions and sales as well as cross-border proceedings. The team offers clients a broad multidisciplinary approach supported by a nationally recognized practice that has been engaged in many of the key complex restructurings and bankruptcies of our time.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms’ client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.







CLEARLINK Recognized for Outstanding Worksite Wellness Programs


SALT LAKE CITY, UT, (PRWEB) March 17, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, CLEARLINK has been awarded the Diamond Award for Corporate Wellness from VASA Fitness. This award recognizes Utah companies that work closely with employees to provide worksite wellness programs to help educate, motivate and provide guidance for healthier lifestyles.

CLEARLINK was also recognized as the Platinum Award recipient from the Utah Council for Worksite Health Promotion on March 5, 2015. This is the first year that CLEARLINK has received the Platinum Award, being a Gold Award recipient for eight consecutive years.

“A healthy workplace makes for healthy individuals, families and communities,” said Lara Cobia, Wellness Coach for VASA Corporate Wellness. “CLEARLINK is an example of a company that is bringing together multiple aspects of wellness for their employees and giving them the tools needed to set and meet goals. The result is a healthier, happier and more productive workforce.”

At the Worksite Wellness Award Presentation, CLEARLINK was the recipient of the Worksite Innovation Award, an award recognizing an employer who has developed and successfully implemented an innovative approach to worksite wellness.

The 360° Fit wellness program is one of many unique benefits for CLEARLINK employees. The program offers a holistic approach to wellness, fostered by the belief that a happier, healthier workplace produces a more productive workforce. By participating in the 360° Fit program, employees and their families can earn 100 percent employer-paid health care at an affordable cost to the company.

Program participants are required to exercise, track meals, take wellness courses, attend monthly health coach meetings, complete health challenges and more. By implementing an improved two-level program focused on the combination of participation and biometric results, the company has created a way to control cost and incentivize healthy lifestyle behaviors in its employee base.

“The health and overall wellness of our employees is incredibly important to us,” said Cammie Cable, Vice President of Human Resources at CLEARLINK and Keynote Speaker at the Corporate Wellness Award Ceremony. “We want to ensure employees are happy and healthy, both in and out of the workplace. Our 360° Fit program was designed to provide resources to help CLEARLINKers make healthy improvements in every aspect of their lives, and we align company goals and success metrics with the health of our employees, creating a win-win.”

About CLEARLINK

CLEARLINK partners with the world’s leading brands to increase their reach, drive and fulfill valuable transactions and deepen insight into consumer behavior. CLEARLINK has delivered millions of customers to its brand partners, including AT&T, Verizon, CentruyLink and ADT, over the past ten years through its customized marketing, sales and analytics platforms. CLEARLINK, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and established in 2003 employs more than 1,200 local sales, technology and marketing professionals. To learn more about CLEARLINK, visit http://www.clearlink.com.







Cubic Recognized as a Superior Supplier to the U.S. Army by the U.S. Department of Defense


SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) February 11, 2015

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), announced today it has been recognized as one of the top performing defense contractors under the U.S. Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program (SSIP). The ranking of the top 25 supplier units within the contracting industry is part of a continuing effort to improve the government’s largest procurement operations by curbing costs and professionalizing the workforce. Cubic ranked as a tier 2 supplier for the U.S. Army.

The ratings are based on an internal data system known as the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). The SSIP uses performance data to rate the largest companies doing business with each of the three services, based on contract obligations, and categorizes by company business segment into one of three performance tiers.

“Cubic is honored to be recognized as a superior supplier by the U.S. Department of Defense. It’s our mission to remain focused on meeting the needs of the defense industry and this ranking validates our hard work and efforts on behalf of our most important customers,” said Bradley H. Feldmann, president and chief executive officer of Cubic. “We believe it’s our company culture to win the customer by delivering superior value through early delivery, providing the best people, being absolutely responsive and innovating what’s next with our customers.”

Cubic Defense Systems and its affiliates are leading providers of realistic combat training systems and secure communications for national military and security forces. Its primary focus is to design, develop, manufacture, integrate, innovate and sustain advanced technologies responsive to mission requirements of U.S. and allied forces. Infantry troops, aircrews, and security forces all draw upon the realism gained from using Cubic’s training systems to help them effectively perform their mission.

Cubic Mission Support Serves is a recognized industry leader in training and exercise support. The scope of mission support includes training and rehearsal for both large and small scale combat operations; developing highly realistic immersive training solutions for government and industry; highly specialized special operations, peacekeeping, and consequence management training; and humanitarian assistance operations worldwide.

About Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems and secure communications. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services for the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, see the company’s web site at http://www.cubic.com.