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PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 25, 2014 ) – The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America lists 17 attorneys in 12 offices of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP in Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, Natural Resources Law and Water Law. For the eighth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig is ranked No. 1 by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed – over 350 from across its U.S. offices.

Two environmental attorneys were recognized as 2015 “Lawyers of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area is given this title.

  • Joseph Z. Fleming, Miami - Environmental Law
  • David G. Mandelbaum, Philadelphia - Environmental Law

Other recognitions include:

  • Douglas C. Atnipp, Houston, Natural Resources Law
  • Kerri L. Barsh, Miami, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law
  • Sean W. Bezark, Chicago, Environmental Law
  • Samantha R. Corson, Philadelphia, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • Lucia A. Dougherty, Miami, Environmental Law
  • Joseph Z. Fleming, Miami, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law
  • H. Hamilton Hackney III, Boston, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • Barbara A. Hall, Fort Lauderdale, Environmental Law
  • Julie P. Kendig-Schrader, Orlando, Environmental Law
  • Gene Livingston, Sacramento, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • David G. Mandelbaum, Philadelphia, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law
  • Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, Tallahassee, Environmental Law
  • Debbie M. Orshefsky, Fort Lauderdale, Environmental Law
  • Steven C. Russo, New York, Environmental Law
  • Philip R. Sellinger, New Jersey, Litigation – Environmental
  • Curtis B. Toll, Philadelphia, Environmental Law
  • David B. Weinstein, Tampa, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas.