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Greenberg Traurig Litigators Recognized by U.S. News-Best Lawyers, BTI Litigation Outlook, and National Law Journal

NEW YORK – Nov. 4, 2016 – The Litigation Practice of global firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received two “Law Firm of the Year” recognitions by U.S. NewsBest Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2017 report: Litigation – Banking & Finance and Litigation – Real Estate.

Greenberg Traurig received the “Law Firm of the Year” designations as a result of “an impressive overall performance” in the evaluation process. According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, only one firm is named “Law Firm of the Year” for each select nationally ranked practice areas.

“We are very pleased to be recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” in both Litigation – Banking & Finance and Litigation – Real Estate. These are two key areas in which our litigators have wide-ranging experience and resources, and a total commitment to delivering value to clients,” said Alan Mansfield, co-chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice.

For the sixth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig also received the most overall first-tier rankings and the most first-tier metropolitan rankings. Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for “professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise,” according to U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

Recently, the BTI Litigation Outlook 2017 also recognized Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Group as a “Standout” in the areas of Complex Commercial Litigation, Routine Commercial Litigation, Routine Employment Litigation, and Product Liability. In addition, the report from BTI Consulting Group named the following practices to the “Honor Roll”: Class Actions and Torts, IP Litigation, Securities and Finance Litigation, and Complex Employment Litigation. Greenberg Traurig was also named to the Honor Roll of “The 2017 Fearsome Foursome,” comprising the “Most Feared Firms in Litigation,” for the fourth consecutive year.

“These recognitions reinforce the drive and determination of our more than 600 litigators to serve the unique industry, practice, and jurisdictional needs of our diverse client base,” said Philip R. Sellinger, co-chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice, co-managing Shareholder of the New Jersey office and regional operating shareholder.

Recently, the firm’s litigation Trial Practice was also named to the 2016 “Elite Trial Lawyers” report by ALM’s National Law Journal. The report recognizes law firms that achieve high-dollar recoveries for clients and that did some creative and significant work on the plaintiff side.

Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Group has wide-ranging experience assisting national clients and local businesses in a variety of matters affecting the financial services industry. From handling individual claims to managing nationwide class actions, the national team of experienced litigators regularly advises and defends banks, mortgage lenders and brokers, credit card companies, debt collectors, payday lenders, consumer finance companies, and other financial institutions in a variety of disputes in state and federal courts and in arbitration, as well as before governmental agencies.

Greenberg Traurig’s Real Estate Litigation Group has substantive experience in almost every facet of real estate related litigation, and represents clients in virtually every type of forum, including state and federal courts, arbitral organizations and other alternative dispute resolution arenas, as well as before administrative agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and other federal and state agencies. The real estate litigators routinely represent owners, developers, secured lenders, loan participants, governmental entities, bondholders, borrowers, landlords, and tenants.

About Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice comprises more than 600 litigators across a global platform. The exceptionally broad practice serves both domestic and international clients in the following areas: antitrust and competition, appellate, commercial litigation, class actions, construction, eDiscovery and eRetention, environmental, FCPA and global anti-corruption, fiduciary litigation, financial services, IP litigation, international dispute resolution, labor and employment, media and entertainment, products liability including pharmaceutical and medical device and health care litigation, real estate litigation, securities and shareholder litigation, technology, trial practice, and white collar criminal defense.

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.