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Greenberg Traurig Grows Corporate & Securities Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 1, 2014) – Alison M. Gathright has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as of counsel in its Corporate & Securities practice group. She will be based out of the firm’s San Francisco office.

“We are very excited Alison chose to join our growing San Francisco office,” stated San Francisco managing shareholder G. Michelle Ferreira. “Alison is an exceptional attorney whose knowledge and experience will strengthen our very talented corporate practice in California and she’ll expand our private equity capabilities nationally.”

Gathright counsels clients on corporate and securities matters with a focus on the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies. She has deep transactional experience structuring and negotiating strategic and leveraged acquisitions of public and private targets as well as handling divestures, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Gathright helps clients with equity financings, minority and venture capital investments, restructurings, executive compensation matters, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.

Corporate & Securities Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate & Securities practice is comprised of more than 350 lawyers across 30 offices. The group provides advice and services to public and privately held companies and entrepreneurs throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The team brings together the strategic business, legal and market experience needed to manage and close the most complex transactions and provides practical counsel on day-to-day operations.