Governor Crist appoints CEO of prominent Miami law firm to FIU’s Board of Trustees

Governor Charlie Crist today announced the appointment of Cesar Alvarez to Florida International University’s Board of Trustees.

Alvarez has served as CEO for Greenburg Traurig LLP for the last 10 years. Prior to that, Alvarez practiced securities, corporate and international law for more than 25 years. He has represented numerous public companies and serves on the board of directors of several publicly-traded corporations and charitable organizations. In the past, Alvarez served as a member of the Board of Directors for the FIU Foundation and also chaired the College of Law’s Advisory Board. The National Law Journal has recognized Alvarez as one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America,” in 1997, 2000 and 2006 (the last 3 editions).

Alvarez will attend his first Board of Trustees meeting tomorrow afternoon at FIU University Park MARC Pavillion, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Alvarez replaces Trustee Armando Guerra.


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