Gillian Sproul to Join Greenberg Traurig

LONDON – 30 April 2015 – Highly regarded antitrust litigation and competition attorney Gillian Sproul will join Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, the London office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, as a shareholder in the firm’s Antitrust Litigation & Competition Practice. Gillian joins from Mayer Brown JSM.

Gillian brings depth to the Greenberg Traurig Maher practice with 25 years of experience advising major international businesses across a wide range of sectors, obtaining EU and UK  clearances, and coordinating multijurisdictional clearances, for numerous high profile M&A transactions; representing them in some of the key recent cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, in appeals to the UK and EU courts and in private antitrust litigation; and advising them on the antitrust aspects of their business strategy.

“We are very happy to have Gillian join our Antitrust Litigation & Competition Practice. Her knowledge and experience in antitrust and competition matters will strengthen our London and international team,” said Paul Maher, chairman of Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP in London and co-chairman of the firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Gillian’s hire follows the hire of five other new shareholders in London over the past seven months, and will bring the total shareholder number in London to 22.

“Attracting high profile attorneys with extensive expertise is a primary goal and strategy of the firm and of the London office. As this office grows, we are fortunate to be able to offer a home to some of the most highly experienced and respected, quality practitioners available in practice areas key to serving our clients’ needs. We welcome Gillian and look forward to having our clients access her broad range of experience within a wide range of industries, including chemicals, construction and engineering, energy and insurance, among others,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Chief Executive Officer of Greenberg Traurig.

The Greenberg Traurig Antitrust Litigation & Competition Practice is built on an international platform of litigators with experience in all aspects of antitrust-related claims. The firm’s international practice allows the attorneys to assemble talented antitrust litigators to prosecute or defend a broad range of antitrust claims, including for and against federal and state antitrust enforcement agencies. Greenberg Traurig’s Antitrust Litigation & Competition Practice has virtually unmatched experience in antitrust trial cases, civil litigation, criminal antitrust matters, and distribution cases.