Richard Sheinis, the past  President and founder of the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the 2012 Halve Maen Award for his work in strengthening the  Dutch-American relationship in the Atlanta Community.  Mr. Sheinis has been a partner in the Atlanta office of HBS for over ten years and leads the firm's Clean Tech and Sustainability Industry and Data Protection & Risk Management practice areas.

The Netherlands - American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeastern United States, the largest Dutch networking organization in the Southeastern United States, develops relationships with Dutch and American companies by hosting bimonthly breakfast meetings  and other events of interest to the Dutch-American community.  These  events  provide the members of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce an occasion to share current concerns, solutions, projects,  as well as insights and professional perspectives in order to connect and build business opportunities.

HBS would like to congratulate Richard Sheinis for receiving this award. This honor recognizes the outstanding legal work performed by HBS attorneys and bolsters the firm’s reputation as a leading law firm interested in the Dutch-American affiliation in the Atlanta Community.

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