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Maria Sendra Joins Greenberg Traurig, Breathing New Life into the Firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice in Silicon Valley

EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. – Nov. 14, 2016 – Continuing its strategic growth in Northern California, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Maria Sendra as a shareholder in its Silicon Valley office. Joining the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice, Sendra is the latest addition in a stream of local hires over the past year, which also include: Paul A. “Dash” McLean, David M. Lisi, Francoise Gilbert, Amanda D. Donson, Stephanie D. Ahmad, and Allison J. Bridges. Sendra joined the firm from Dentons.

“Silicon Valley is a key growth market for Greenberg Traurig and talented practitioners like Maria allow us to offer our clients the highest quality legal services possible,” said Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, co-chair of the firm’s Global Corporate & Securities Practice. “We are extremely fortunate to welcome her to our team. Maria’s unparalleled skills will add real value to our growing Corporate & Securities Practice.”

Sendra has wide-ranging experience advising clients on venture capital and private equity transactions, strategic alliances, joint ventures and public offerings. She regularly assists clients in a variety of industries on all areas of SEC compliance, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions, including numerous cross-border transactions involving Latin America, Asia and Europe. Her experience extends across a wide range of sectors, including data analytics, IoT, energy, cleantech, biotechnology, digital healthcare, entertainment, consumer goods, retail and e-commerce sales and scaled revenue strategies.  Sendra has a background in molecular biophysics and biochemistry, and she received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, an M.A. from Indiana University, and B.A. from Yale University.

About Greenberg Traurig's Corporate & Securities Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate & Securities Practice comprises more than 400 lawyers who advise public and privately held companies and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, energy, health care, manufacturing, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

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.