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Five Greenberg Traurig Tampa Attorneys Named to 2015 Florida Trend Legal Elite

TAMPA, Fla. June 29, 2015 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that five Tampa attorneys are included in Florida Trend magazine’s 2015 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within the state.

Tampa Labor & Employment Shareholder Richard C. McCrea Jr., and Tampa Managing Shareholder David B. Weinstein received special recognition as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Weinstein also serves as Chair of the firm’s global Environmental & Toxic Torts Litigation practice. Attorneys awarded the Hall of Fame distinction have been recognized in the Legal Elite every year for at least the past decade.

Recognized for the first time in 2015 is Michael G. Cooke, an Of Counsel in the Tampa Environmental practice.

The nomination process for Florida Legal Elite is open to all Florida Bar members, who are asked to “name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others.” Florida Trend magazine recognizes attorneys across 24 different practice areas ranging from Appellate Practice to Real Estate.

The following Greenberg Traurig Tampa attorneys are listed among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite honorees: