CHICAGO – March 8, 2016 – Shareholder Rita M. Powers of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been recognized by corporate counsel for her superior client service in the BTI Client Service All-Stars 2016 report.
Powers is co-chair of the firm's Real Estate Litigation Practice and the Chicago Litigation Practice. She concentrates her practice on litigation involving real estate and real estate financing, primarily with respect to shopping centers, hotels, and office buildings. She counsels clients on pre-dispute issues, and engages on their behalf in complex business litigation, trials, arbitrations, and mediations involving commercial landlord-tenant disputes; large commercial mortgage foreclosures; conveyance and post-closing disputes among real estate buyers, sellers, brokers, and managers; construction; ADA; CERCLA; insurance coverage; excess/reinsurance; partnership fraud and dissolution; and business torts. Powers is also a member of Leading Lawyers for the past five years and was been named among the Top 100 Women Real Estate-Related Lawyers in Illinois for the same time frame.
The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. is in its 15th year of conducting in-depth independent interviews with corporate counsel, identifying drivers behind superior client service, and those attorneys who focus on providing an enhanced level of service. BTI calls the BTI Client Service All-Stars an elite group of attorneys recognized, by clients, for client service excellence. Drawn exclusively from BTI’s Annual Survey of In-House Counsel, the BTI Client Service All-Stars are singled out as part of more than 300 one-on-one interviews with general counsel and direct reports at large and Fortune 1000 organizations. The only way to earn a spot among the BTI Client Service All-Stars is to be nominated, by name, by a client during the course of these independent interviews. BTI distributes a complimentary copy of the report to more than 1000 corporate counsel each year.