BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass High Tech has selected Greenberg Traurig shareholder Jennifer A. Camacho to be a recipient of its 2011 All-Stars Award, one that recognizes 15 driven and influential leaders of New England's innovation economy.
Camacho will be recognized for her wide range of experience in and contribution to the life sciences sector. As a patent attorney, she represents pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. Camacho brings a real-world perspective to client representation from her tenure as chief patent counsel, vice president of intellectual property and general counsel at a venture-backed start-up company in the emerging field of synthetic biology and DNA synthesis. She is a founding team member for the International Consortium for Polynucleotide Synthesis, Inc., and currently serves on the board of directors for the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies in Washington, D.C. In addition, Camacho serves as a judge and mentor for the MassChallenge, Inc. annual startup competition and accelerator program.
"The 2011 All-Stars have a proven record in leading not only their own companies but in helping their industry thrive and in guiding entrepreneurs who are building the successful tech companies of tomorrow," said Mass High Tech publisher Doug Banks. "The companies and industries that they have helped to build are the basis of the economic engine that provides jobs and spawns innovation throughout New England and the United States."
Honorees will be profiled in a special report on MassHighTech.com and recognized at an evening awards celebration and networking reception on Wednesday, November 16th, at the House of Blues in Boston.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1,800 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 2011 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.
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