IRVINE, CALIFORNIA (June 4, 2014) – Bruce Fischer, a shareholder in the Orange County office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named to the 2014 Chambers USA Guide for Real Estate in California. Fischer serves as the Chair of West Coast Real Estate for the firm. In total, nine Greenberg Traurig California attorneys were recognized, illustrating the range of the firm’s statewide reach.
The 2014 Chambers USA Guide includes nearly 200 attorneys and 34 practice areas of the firm. Greenberg Traurig has received several awards from Chambers and Partners throughout the years, including the Chambers Global Awards USA Law Firm of the Year, five Chambers Awards for Excellence and a Lifetime Achievement Award.
According to its website, Chambers and Partners, publisher of the annual guide, selects attorneys and practices for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world. Chambers USA Commentary notes that, “Peers state that Bruce Fischer is “an excellent attorney” who is “very thorough but also very practical in terms of getting a deal done.””
“We are very pleased Bruce has received this well-earned recognition that reflects the feedback given by both his clients and peers,” said J.Rick Tache, Orange County Managing Shareholder. “His real estate experience and knowledge are strong components of the full complement of services offered out of the firm’s Orange County office.”
Fischer has a national practice that is focused on working with real estate funds and real estate investment trusts and their advisors; institutional lenders and institutional owners in connection with the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate (including large multi-state portfolios), workouts involving complex loan restructuring and foreclosures; and the negotiation of construction loans, permanent loans, and mezzanine loans from both the lender and borrower perspective.
Chambers USA Guide also recognizes two of Greenberg Traurig’s California practices, IT & Outsourcing and Media & Entertainment: Transactional. Including Fischer, the following Greenberg Traurig California attorneys are recognized in the 2014 Chambers USA Guide:
- Ian Ballon - Privacy & Data Security
- Richard Davis - Leisure & Hospitality
- Lawrence Heller - Wealth Management: Western Region
- Charles Birenbaum - Labor & Employment
- Daniel Black - Media & Entertainment: Transactional
- Jay Cooper - Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent
- Bruce Fischer - Real Estate
- Sanford Presant - Tax
- Howard Steinberg - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
View the full GT rankings.