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NEW YORK – Nov. 15, 2016 – For the seventh consecutive year, the national Environmental and Litigation – Environmental practices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received Tier 1 rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2017 edition of “Best Law Firms.” The firm’s Philadelphia office received metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for its Environmental, Litigation – Environmental, and Water Law practices. The Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York City offices received Tier 1 rankings for their Environmental Practices as well.

In addition, the firm received a national Tier 3 ranking for Natural Resources Law.

Other metropolitan rankings for the firm’s Environmental Practice included:

Tier 2, Environmental

Tier 2, Litigation – Environmental

Tier 3, Environmental

Tier 3, Natural Resources

For the sixth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig received the most overall first-tier rankings and the most first-tier metropolitan rankings the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report. In the recently published 2017 edition, the firm was also recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” in two practice areas, Litigation – Banking & Finance and Litigation – Real Estate.

In 2016 the firm was recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Environmental Law.

According to the publisher, all rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiate and close transactions; defend clients in enforcement actions; handle a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; prepare for and respond to emergencies; craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges.

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.