PHILADELPHIA – June 17, 2019 – The Legal 500 United States 2019 Guide recognized seven attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Philadelphia office among its annual ranking of highly-regarded lawyers.

“We realize that accolades such as these don’t happen in a vacuum,” said Philadelphia Managing Shareholder Curtis B. Toll. “Our clients know our firm – as well as this office – is home to world-class talent.

According to the publisher, the guide’s acknowledgements recognize practice areas, teams, and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The recognition is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions, and interviews with private practice lawyers, in addition to Legal 500’s independent research in the legal market.

Firmwide, the guide recognized more than 140 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and 36 of the firm’s practice areas. In addition, for the third consecutive year, the firm earned “Top Tier” honors for its Real Estate Practice; that practice earned similar distinction in 2013 and 2014.

The Philadelphia-based attorneys and their practices recognized in 2019 include:

  • James N. Boudreau
    • Labor and Employment – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense
    • Labor and Employment – Labor-management relations
  • Kelly Dobbs Bunting – Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling
  • Caleb Holmes – Industry focus - Environment - litigation
  • David G. Mandelbaum
    • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class actions - toxic tort – defense
    • Industry focus - Environment – litigation
    • Industry focus - Environment - regulatory
  • Jessica Natali – Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
  • Brian Rubenstein
    • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class actions - consumer products (including tobacco) – defense
    • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class actions - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense
  • Keith Smith
    • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class actions - consumer products (including tobacco) – defense
    • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class actions - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

The guide’s publisher notes that the practice area teams and practitioners showcased are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.”

Additional comments about Greenberg Traurig and its attorneys named in this year’s guide include:

  • … ‘very insightful, experienced and focused, as well as tenacious, supportive and exceptionally persuasive ...’
  • … ‘turns work around quickly and is great with clients’
  • … ‘very commercial’
  • … ‘effective and well-organized’
  • … ‘considers the issue from all possible angles’
  • … ‘highly expert’
  • … ‘highly skilled in investigating and litigating’
  • … ‘the ability to think outside of the box to reach creative conclusions’
  • … 'distinguishes itself by the breadth of its scope, which ranges from geographic access to subject matter expertise'
  • … ‘excellent knowledge and problem solving’
  • … ‘highly experienced team’
  • … ‘outstanding group of attorneys’ provide ‘excellent legal counsel’
  • “The ‘dynamic’ team stands out for its ‘strong business acumen, knowledge of the latest developments and ability to remain one step ahead of the market’.”
  • … ‘a great firm’

About Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia: Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to some 50 attorneys whose practices include Real Estate, Public Finance, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Environmental, Government Law & Policy, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, White Collar Defense & Special Investigations, Corporate & Securities, Intellectual Property, Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms and individuals.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.