Cesar L. Alvarez
Mr. Alvarez is the Senior Chairman of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a position he has held since February 2016. He previously served as the law firm’s Executive Chairman and Co-Chairman from January 2010 to January 2016 and as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until his election as Executive Chairman in 2010. During his combined 15-year tenure as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, Mr. Alvarez led the firm to become one of the top ten law firms in the United States by leading its growth from 325 lawyers in 8 offices to approximately 1,850 attorneys in more than 36 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Mr. Alvarez currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of Watsco, Inc. (NYSE), where he has served since June 2017 and previously served as a director from May 1997 to May 2015. In addition, he serves on the board of directors for the Intrexon Corporation, now known as Precigen, Inc. (NASDAQ), where he has served since February 2008. Previously, Mr. Alvarez served on the board of directors of the Fairholme Funds, Inc. (“Fairholme Funds”), a family of publicly-traded focused investment funds until his retirement in February 2020 and Fairholme Trust Company, where he served from February 2015 until the Trust closed in September 2019. Mr. Alvarez also served on the board of directors of Sears Holdings Corporation from December 2013 through March 2017.