LOS ANGELES – Sept. 6, 2022 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Shareholder Mathew S. Rosengart, who has garnered international recognition for various legal victories, was named a 2022 Law360 Media & Entertainment MVP. According to Law360, the annual award series recognizes the elite slate of attorneys who have distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard earned successes in high-stakes litigation and cases.
Rosengart, who is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s global Litigation Practice, is honored by the publication for numerous litigation victories for clients in the media and entertainment industry.
A former federal prosecutor, Rosengart has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including being named one of the Top 100 attorneys in California and a California Lawyer of the Year by the Daily Journal; a Leader of Influence and Top Litigator by the Los Angeles Business Journal, which recognized him as “one of the nation’s preeminent litigators” who is a “go to litigator for Hollywood’s elite and Corporate America;” a Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazer by The National Law Journal; Lawyer of the Year by Above the Law; and Litigator of the Week by The American Lawyer. He received Variety’s Power of Law Award for excellence and philanthropy and is being honored by the Beverly Hills Bar Association with this year’s “Excellence in Advocacy” Award. Mathew has also perennially been recognized in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Legal Impact and Power Lawyer Reports, which recognize the nation’s leading lawyers in media and entertainment. He presented this year’s Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at Boston College Law School, spoke at Harvard Law School, and for his body of work was nominated to receive this year’s Praeses Elit Award from Trinity University of Dublin’s Law Society.
For his representation of clients ranging from Steven Spielberg and Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Facebook and Verizon, Rosengart has been described by NPR as a lawyer with “a lot of star power” by Los Angeles Magazine as a “heavy hitter” with a “long history of getting results for his big-name clients,” by ABC’s Good Morning America as a “powerhouse lawyer,” and by The Guardian as a “high powered” lawyer. Sean Penn recently described him in a New York Times article as a “tough as nails streetfighter with a big brain and bigger principles,” his former Justice Department supervisor and now federal Judge Robert Conrad said that Mathew is “one of the sharpest lawyers I’ve ever met at the Department of Justice,” whose “judgment is impeccable,” and Justice David Souter for whom Mathew clerked on the New Hampshire Supreme Court has praised Mathew’s “intelligence,” “instinct,” and “personal integrity.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. They work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client’s unique needs and goals.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com