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Greenberg Traurig Texas Expands with Addition of 3 Attorneys: International Energy Lawyer Alfredo Ramos and 2 Associates

HOUSTON – Oct. 10, 2016 – Continuing its strategic growth in Texas, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has added two new attorneys to the Houston office and one associate in Dallas. Alfredo Ramos, who joins the firm as a shareholder in Houston, was previously a partner at Gardere. Angeles Garcia Cassin, an associate with litigation and employment law experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Lindzi M. Timberlake, an associate with health care law experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office from McGuire Woods.

Ramos concentrates his practice on energy and international project development with a focus on the energy industry and business interests throughout Latin America, including exploration and production, pipelines, gathering, storage and energy services. As a bilingual attorney with both in-house and law firm experience, Alfredo serves clients by drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements, such as: mineral property purchase and sale agreements, joint venture and joint operating agreements, NGL/condensate purchase, processing and transportation agreements and farm-in and farm-out agreements. Ramos holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.

Cassin focuses her practice on commercial litigation and labor and employment matters. In her preventative employment practice, she advises clients and defends against claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Older Workers Benefits Protection Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Angeles also handles matters related to Title VII discrimination and retaliation as well as workers’ compensation retaliation claims. As a commercial litigator, Angeles helps represent companies of all sizes in jury trials, depositions, summary judgment hearings and mediations. Cassin earned a B.A. from Wellesley College and her J.D. from University of Houston Law Center.

Timberlake focuses her practice on the health care industry, where she handles matters involving federal and state regulatory compliance, health care transactions, fraud and abuse prevention, privacy and confidentiality requirements and certificate of need issues. Lindzi advises clients on a range of health care issues, including the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and safe harbors, Stark law and exceptions, False Claims Act, overpayment auditing and reporting, Medicare secondary payer, state fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA, corporate practice of medicine, state health care facility licensing, and state health care provider licensing. Timberlake holds a B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin, an M.P.H. from The University of Texas School of Public Health, and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice

Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice is known for its broad-ranging representation of upstream and midstream energy companies as well as renewable energy companies and traditional power generation companies. The firm's energy practice is further distinguished by lawyers with broad FERC experience and multifaceted energy finance representations. Several of Greenberg Traurig’s energy attorneys are former General Counsel at energy industry companies and provide a valuable business perspective for our energy clients across the globe. Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice expanded significantly in Latin America and Europe with the establishment of Mexico City and Warsaw offices.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas

Greenberg Traurig has more than 100 attorneys in Texas, serving clients from offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.