NEW YORK (Nov. 4, 2014) – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2015 edition of Best Law Firms in the Real Estate Law category. According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, only one law firm is given the “Law Firm of the Year” designation in each of the 87 practice areas ranked nationally in the guide.
Greenberg Traurig received the designation for its Real Estate Practice as a result of an impressive overall performance in the evaluation process. The evaluation is based upon a combination of client evaluations, peer reviews from other lawyers in respective practice areas and an assessment of the firm’s work during the past 12 months conducted by the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.
“This is a tremendous honor for Greenberg Traurig’s real estate group,” said Robert Ivanhoe, chair of the firm’s Global Real Estate Practice. “Our practice is built upon our commitment to strategic growth, excellence in client service, and making a positive contribution to the legal profession.”
“Our Real Estate practice draws upon the knowledge of our vast team of real estate lawyers who seek to provide clients with integrated legal services for all phases of a project and most stages of business,” added Corey Light, co-chair of the practice group. “It is an honor to receive this noteworthy designation from U.S. News and Best Lawyers.”
Greenberg Traurig’s Real Estate Practice spans 40 years of delivering multidisciplinary legal services for property investment, development and management, as well as real estate finance. The group received the Award for Excellence in Real Estate from Chambers and Partners in 2013 and 2010 and was named a Real Estate Practice Group of the Year by Law360 from 2011 through 2013.
Greenberg Traurig has previously been named Law Firm of the Year in the following Best Law Firms categories:
- Government Relations, 2014 edition
- Litigation – Real Estate, 2014 edition
- Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights, 2013 edition
- Insolvency & Reorganization Law, 2013 edition
- Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2013 edition
- Entertainment Law – Music, 2011-2012 edition